DALLAS NEWS - More than 400 VALOR members in North Texas give their personal time to help one another, as well as other veterans, active-duty military and their families throughout the region.
NBC5 DFW | TEXAS TODAY - Neil Mullaney and Andre Jackson share how Heroes on the Water brings hope and healing to veterans and their families through outdoor programs.
Peer support is a system of giving and receiving help founded on key principles of respect, shared responsibility, and mutual agreement of what is helpful. Peer support uses the understanding of another’s situation through shared experiences.
Tracy, a dedicated school teacher in New York with a passion for fishing, and Gordon, an Army veteran with a love for the outdoors, exemplify the power of involvement in helping veterans.
Post-Traumatic Stress is not a one size fits all diagnosis. It can happen to anyone for a variety of reasons, including military combat and law enforcement as a career. The PTS symptoms that impact these heroes can be minimized through outdoor therapy.