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Shaheen Speaks About Substance Abuse Effects with SU News

October 25, 2012

Shaheen Speaks About Substance Abuse Effects with SU News

IVMF Director of Employment Policy Gary Shaheen spoke with SU News about the effects of substance abuse on transitioning military members. Substance abuse, along with mental illness, lack of income and secure living conditions, can increase the risk for homelessness among veterans and family members. The IVMF, along with SU’s Burton Blatt Institute, oversees a DOL Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, which assists homeless veterans in finding employment.

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