• connecticut veterans March 26, 2022 11:57 am

    Lawmakers Advance Psychedelic-Assisted Treatment for Veterans

    Veterans and high-ranking intelligence officials told Connecticut lawmakers that they’ve never taken an illicit drug in their lives, but they swear by the psychedelic-assisted therapies to deal with their depression and PTSD. “What we’ve done so far is absolutely not working and just sort of maintaining, delaying the inevitable that we do actually have to find a solution for...

  • connecticut veterans November 11, 2021 6:25 pm

    Events Across Connecticut Honoring Veterans

    Communities across the state are preparing to observe and honor veterans who served. These are some of them. Wreath-laying ceremony at the World War I memorial. East Hartford Public Library lawn. Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m. Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony, Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery at 317 Bow Lane. Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony. In front of Milford City…

  • Veterans October 31, 2021 3:44 am

    Veterans Rally Point Offers Resources to Military Community

    The military community can come to VRP and find everything from employment services to a fitness center to medical screenings and more.

  • coronavirus vaccine March 4, 2021 11:37 pm

    Connecticut Veterans Vaccination Program Is a Success Story

    Connecticut is second in the nation in getting its veterans vaccinated against COVID-19.

  • coronavirus vaccine March 4, 2021 11:38 pm

    Connecticut Ranks 2nd in the U.S. for Vaccinating Veterans

    There’s vaccine momentum for Connecticut’s veterans – nearly 55% of veterans eligible for care through the VA Connecticut’s Healthcare system are now vaccinated. “It absolutely is a goal to get this done as fast as possible, to get that vaccine in the arms of our veterans who are enrolled in eligible for VA healthcare,” VA Connecticut Healthcare System CEO...

  • Veterans November 10, 2020 3:04 pm

    Gov. Lamont to Attend Ceremony for New Veteran Housing in Meriden

    Governor Ned Lamont is set to attend a ceremony to celebrate the completion of new affordable housing units for veterans in Meriden Tuesday. The Hanover Place, a nine-unit development, will contain housing designated for veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The state announced awards to support affordable housing development across the state back in 2016. The…

  • Veterans September 25, 2020 10:44 pm

    Hundreds of CT Veterans Receive Services Through Annual Stand Down Event

    They know sacrifice and the burden of battle more than most. “Every little bit helps nowadays,” veteran Daniel Hatcher said. “It has impacted mental health which impacted their jobs or money and then that starts a cascading effect,” Thomas Saadi, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs said. On Friday, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans honored Connecticut’s...

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