Ask the Question

Ask the Question

For many reasons, former Service Members may not self-identify as being Veterans. Thus, it is up to the provider to find out whether the person served or if the person has a loved one who served. People who serve in the military may have injuries, illnesses, and/or...
How to Connect to NCServes

How to Connect to NCServes

We need your helping spreading the word about how veterans can connect with NCServes.  Below is the same release we used last year.  I have attached our Community of Practice Map that includes the phone numbers to all networks and our brochure. “We are spreading the...
Veteran Suicides in NC in 2011-2015

Veteran Suicides in NC in 2011-2015

In October 2017, Injury and Violence Prevention, NC Department of Health and Human Services, released an infographic on Veteran suicides in the State from 2011-15.  During this five-year period, a total of 9233 violent deaths occurred.  Of these deaths, 1438 occurred...
Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veterans Day!

The staff and board of directors of the Governor’s Institute would like to thank all service members from all wars and conflicts. We are forever grateful for their commitment and sacrifices, as well as those who support them. We recently caught up with North...
Words to LIVE By – Curtis Thompson

Words to LIVE By – Curtis Thompson

“I actually started drinking in the military and it snowballed into, I guess, being out of control. I’m glad I got through that one and that I’m here today to tell the story. Don’t give up. There is help.”Curtis Thompson, SFC (ret.) ArmyVeteran’s Treatment Court...