Learn about resources for yoga, meditation and other support organizations to the military, veterans, their families and their caregivers:
Defense Centers of Excellence For Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury is part of the Military Health System, working across the entire continuum of care to promote resilience, rehabilitation and reintegration for warriors, families and veterans with psychological health concerns and traumatic brain injuries.
The Exalted Warrior Foundation facilitates a yoga instruction program that is designed for wounded warriors in military and veteran hospital facilities.
Give An Hour Foundation provides free mental heath services to U.S. Military personnel and families affected by the current conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Integrative Restoration Institute teaches people about iRest Yoga Nidra and also provides training to those who want to be instructors of iRest Yoga Nidra. The Yoga Nidra iRest work is being used to address PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), depression, and TBI (traumatic brain injuries) with such populations as veterans, soldiers, homeless, and the homeless.
LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training for Depression & Anxiety is a professional yoga training supported by current research in psycho-neurobiology designed to help clear away the obstructions (chronic tensions, constricting beliefs, limiting emotions) that may limit practitioners and their students from knowing and expressing their own authenticity and fullest potential.
There and Back Again is a nonprofit that supports the well-being of servicemembers. Their mission is to provide reintegration support services to combat veterans of all conflicts.
Veteran’s Affairs – National Center for PTSD aims to help U.S. Veterans and others through research, education, and training on trauma and PTSD.
Yoga Research at the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine offers this video series discussing the current yoga research they are doing.
University of Southern California offers an MSW program with a sub-concentration in military social work. Please visit their website for more information.