News

  • Categories:
  • We Invite You to Ask The Question

    Service members, veterans, and their families are strong, resilient, and proud. Their comfort zone is service to others, not seeking help for themselves, but many do need help. From families dealing with the challenges of deployment, to returning warriors reintegrating into civilian life, to aging veterans in need of care. There are many barriers veterans … Read More

    Encouraging Service Providers to “Ask the Question”

    Veterans’ Groups Encourage Service Providers to “Ask the Question” Ask the Question is providing justice system members a way to help veterans. By giving providers the proper information, veterans will be able to feel comfortable in the system. Through asking the question, “Have you or a family member ever served in the military”, veteran awareness … Read More

    ‘Ask the Question’ Campaign launches to better serve NH’s veterans, service members

    The state of New Hampshire has come together to improve access to care and quality of care for our veterans. Companies all over the state are working together to insure our veterans know what resources are available to them.

    DHHS Wants Providers To “Ask The Question”

    The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services and Easter Seals New Hampshire have launched the Ask the Question campaign to help better the lives of our veterans. Understanding the process behind the campaign is important to understanding the final outcome. People and companies have come together to create a one of a kind … Read More

    Select your profession to see how:

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” senior services professionals can:

    1. Help older veterans feel understood and respected for their military service
    2. Make effective referrals to Veteran-specific programs and resources
    3. Help military widows access survivor benefits
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” children’s services professionals can:

    1. Help a student thrive when a parent is deployed
    2. Support families facing deployment and reintegration
    3. Improve peer sensitivity to military children
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” employment and vocational services professionals can:

    1. Identify a warrior’s transferable skills
    2. Connect Veterans to military-friendly employers
    3. Help a returning Service Member access veteran job training programs
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” faith-based professionals can:

    1. Identify families in need of extra help during deployment
    2. Motivate communities to come together on behalf of those who serve
    3. Connect military families to the supports and services they need
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” healthcare and medical professionals can:

    1. Build critical rapport with a reluctant patient
    2. Understand the relationship between military experiences and medical symptoms
    3. Provide effective referrals and resources
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” higher education professionals can:

    1. Help a warrior acclimate to a civilian learning environment
    2. Improve peer sensitivity to veteran classmates
    3. Effectively accommodate service-connected disabilities
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” housing services professionals can:

    1. Identify families that qualify for Veteran-specific housing programs
    2. Address service-related barriers to stable housing
    3. Provide effective referrals and resources
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” law enforcement professionals can:

    1. Keep veterans and their families safe
    2. Build trust and rapport in difficult situations
    3. Partner with providers who help Veterans in crisis
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” legal services professionals can:

    1. Support justice-involved veterans
    2. Identify legal challenges related to military service
    3. Link to effective resources
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” mental health professionals can:

    1. Build critical rapport with a reluctant client
    2. Understand the impact of military stressors on mental health and substance use
    3. Help a family understand the emotional effects of deployment on the whole family
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” social services professionals can:

    1. Engage reluctant Veteran clients
    2. Meet a military family’s unique needs
    3. Coordinate services between veteran and civilian providers
    Click here to learn how

    By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” women’s services professionals can:

    1. Partner with veteran service providers in crisis situations
    2. Identify deployment-related triggers and risk factors
    3. Identify individuals affected by Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
    Click here to learn how
    Call Us (844)-4ASKVET
    Email Us AskTheQuestion@eastersealsnh.org