Military Veteran Peer Network

WHAT IS THE MILITARY VETERAN PEER NETWORK?

No one wades a stream without getting wet and no one comes back from war unchanged.  This is a toughening process for some people – a self-awareness generation engine.  The efforts of our troops may produce internal struggles, but those efforts also produce tested, accomplished people.

Sometimes, people need a hand in slowing the internal disquiet and conflict that combat, deployment, military sexual trauma, or other abnormal situations produce.  No one is better prepared to speak with a Veteran about her experiences than another Veteran, a peer.

With the peer-to-peer network, veterans go through a training course that teaches them how to facilitate groups of veterans. Once trained, they are tasked with going out into their local communities and creating peer groups. Because members of the group set the rules, no two peer groups are the same.

Brownwood MVPN 325-646-9574 sean.lewis@cflr.us
Coastal Plains 361-592-6481 JCantu@coastalplainsctr.org
Collin County 972-704-8281 cgullette@lifepathsystems.org
Crossroads Area Veteran Center 361-582-5810 fjpinn@hotmail.com
Dallas 817-239-2636 scott.smith@metrocareservices.org
Fort Worth 817-266-7507 lajohn.mcdonaldjr@mhmrtc.org
Gulf Coast Galveston 409-944-4437 HeatherM@gulfcoastcenter.org
Houston 832-786-9925 vjames@mhahouston.org
Laredo & Border Region 956-771-0335 gerardoa@borderregion.org
Lone Star Military Resource Group 903-810-0303 cjsan06@aol.com
MVPN - Abilene Area 325-670-4818 gmcgraw@bettyhardwick.org
MVPN - Bexar County 210-685-8716 gmorton@chcsbc.org
MVPN - Brazos Valley Veterans 979-417-8215 BrazosValley.MVPN@gmail.com
MVPN - Capital Area 512-527-4584 jaym@samaritan-center.org
MVPN - Concho Valley 325-315-8535 paulk@wtcg.us
MVPN - Corpus Christi 361-886-1086 jwelsh@bhcnc.org
MVPN - Denton - Chris Kyle Vet Center 817-683-2870 vgws56@gmail.com
MVPN - El Paso Veterans One-Stop Center 915-319-3811 cmendoza@ehnelpaso.org
MVPN - Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop 210-725-7716 delisa.russell@hotrmhmr.org
MVPN - Hill Country
MVPN - Killeen 254-813-5834 BEITZ.MVPN2@gmail.com
MVPN - Longview - Help For Vets 903-316-6478 Lori.Thomas@CommunityHealthcore.com
MVPN - Lufkin 936-225-2887 Jeffrey.Headrick@myburke.org
MVPN - Military Veteran Peer Network
MVPN - Permian Basin 432-770-9326 josephgonzalez@pbmhmr.com
MVPN - South Central Texas 830-742-2038 JamesS@caminorealcs.org
MVPN - South Texas
MVPN - Tarrant County 817-266-7507 lajohn.mcdonaldjr@mhmrtc.org
MVPN - The Green Zone - Andrews Center 903-705-5752 kirwin@andrewscenter.com
MVPN - Wichita Falls 940-397-3315 bonnere@helenfarabee.org
Pecan Valley 817-579-4489 rgreer@pecanvalley.org
Plainview 806-291-4470 LorenS@CLPLAINS.ORG
Spindletop Center 409-749-9515 mary.williams@stctr.org
Texas Panhandle 806-341-0581 tousha.barnes@txpan.org
Texoma Area MVPN 903-267-0166 ppoolaw@texomacc.org
Tri-County MVPN 936-521-6132 ashleyt@tcbhc.org
Veterans Comfort Zone 830-305-1882 jaime.cervantez@bbtrails.org
VetStar 806-407-8363 agilpin@vetstar.org
West Texas 432-268-3003 francisco.garza@wtcmhmr.org

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