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Outreach Programs

Community Outreach

Community mobilization strengthens and enhances the ability of communities to work together, and has been an integral part of MFRI Outreach efforts across Indiana. By bringing diverse stakeholders and community members to the same table, MFRI helps to foster strong relationships between local governments, businesses, and community members with military families.
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Reaching Rural Veterans

The purpose of the Reaching Rural Veterans project is to collaborate with faith-based food pantries in rural areas, bringing communities together to provide resources and services that address the needs of military and veteran families.
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Passport Toward Success

Community mobilization strengthens and enhances the ability of communities to work together, and has been an integral part of MFRI Outreach efforts across Indiana. By bringing diverse stakeholders and community members to the same table, MFRI helps to foster strong relationships between local governments, businesses, and community members with military families.
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Star Behavioral Health Providers

The Indiana National Guard (INNG), Military Family Research Institute (MFRI), the National Guard Bureau's Psychological Health Program, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) and the Center for Deployment Psychology have collaborated to create Star Behavioral Health Providers (SBHP), a registry that helps service members and those who care about them locate civilian behavioral health professionals with special training to understand and deal with military issues.
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