A new center in Lufkin, Texas, operated by the Military Veteran Peer Network offers veterans camaraderie as well as peer counseling, mental health awareness and other services. The center, at 3003 N. Medford Drive in Lufkin, is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Mondays and to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The center is closed on Wednesday and Friday. The Military Veteran Peer Network is an affiliation of service members, veterans and family members dedicated to providing a safe and understanding network of support with those who have "been there and done that" and developing trusted relationships with others by shared life experiences. For more information on the network, visit the Military Veteran Peer Network website at milvetpeer.site-ym.com.
For more veteran and family support resources, see this Military.com Spouse Channel article.