Battle Buddies (BB), a peer support model connecting trained BB military veterans with veterans and families to help deal with trauma of military service. This effort also creates the state-wide capacity for state and federal advocacy efforts led by veterans to improve mental health services.
Tyze is an online service that creates secure, private, personal networks of support that address the isolation frequently experienced by people facing mental health challenges. Tyze networks intentionally create and strengthen community ties and provide practical tools for friends, families, and neighbours to connect and care for one another.
Nomination supporting project submitted by the project group (including a video): http://www.changemakers.com/en-us/node/57281
Fund national, regional, and local programs to support mental and physical health care to veterans, those serviing, and their families. Many servicemembers come home with undiagnosed or untreated mental/physical issues that result in homelessness, depression, or suicide. This also affects the families of these servicemen/women.