Veteran Family Mental Health

Intimate partner violence in military and veteran populations

  • Project Summary: The primary aim of this project is to generate preliminary evidence and a framework for research to inform responses to intimate partner violence in military and Veteran populations, with a particular focus on specific health services. A second objective is to develop partnerships and a network of cross-sector collaborative relationships that can support an ongoing body of research on intimate partner violence in military and Veteran populations at the Centre of Excellence on PTSD and Related Mental Health Conditions.
  • Principal Investigators: Fardous Hosseiny and Ashlee Mulligan, Centre of Excellence on PTSD and Related Mental Health Conditions; Sean Cowlishaw and Alyssa Sbisa, Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health
  • Co-Investigators: N/A
  • Partners: Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health
  • Advisory Group: Yes

Military and veteran families affected by suicidality

  • Project Summary: Phase one of this project is to collect the international literature related to suicide prevention practices for military and Veteran families and compare military and Veteran family-based suicide prevention initiatives across Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States, Denmark, and Israel. The second phase will be to conduct qualitative interviews to solicit the perspective of families affected by suicidality.
  • Principal Investigators: Heidi Cramm, Queen’s University; Nicola Fear and Rachel Gribble, King’s College London; Alyson Mahar, University of Manitoba
  • Co-Investigator: Fardous Hosseiny, Centre of Excellence on PTSD and Related Mental Health Conditions
  • Partners: Queen’s University, King’s College London, University of Manitoba
  • Advisory Group: Yes