Crossroads Area Veteran Center Hires New Peer to Peer Specialist
Sarah Holland has been named the new female peer to peer specialist for the Crossroads Area Veteran Center.
The position will allow Holland to counsel and guide veteran women and the wives of veterans.
Holland is a military veteran herself, and says she is looking forward to helping other veterans in the community.
Holland is bringing new ideas a vision for 2017.
She is planning to implement and continue several programs such as a money management program, Self Defense Therapy, Equine Therapy, and a Psycho Education Group on P.T.S.D.
My love for people and all of the trials and tribulations that I’ve been through people were there to help me. I had a support system and counseling. So, that’s what I want to do, I want to give it back,” Holland says.
This position and related program costs are funded under the Veterans Assistance Mental Health Grant from the Texas Veterans Commission.