A Decade of Golf ‘Fore’ Southwest Florida Veterans

Home Base is deeply grateful for all those who have donated time, treasure, and talent to support its noble mission. As a small token of appreciation, this new monthly “Donor Spotlight” feature will help tell the stories of Home Base supporters. Although the 10th Annual Home Base Golf and Family Day at Kensington Golf &

Home Base Partners with New Mass General Center to Study Role of Psychedelics in PTSD TREATMENT

As public perception of psychedelics begins to shift after decades of stigma, Massachusetts General Hospital has launched the new Center for Neuroscience of Psychedelics to better understand how these drugs may be used to improve the treatment of mental health challenges, including depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The establishment of a Center nested within MGH’s

Donor Highlight: Robert Irvine Foundation

Home Base is deeply grateful for all those who have donated time, treasure, and talent to support its noble mission. As a small token of appreciation, this new monthly “Donor Highlight” feature will help tell the stories of Home Base supporters. As a 16-year Veteran of the British Royal Navy, Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine profoundly

COVID-19, One Year Later

This month marks one year since the day the World Health Organization officially declared the spread of the coronavirus a pandemic. In the time that has passed since March 11th, 2020, “unprecedented times” have gradually evolved into a “new normal” as the fallout associated with the pandemic continues to unfold. As a national organization dedicated

Grant from Attorney General Supports Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Veterans Struggling with Opioid Use Disorder

As the nation continues to grapple with COVID-19, communities across the country are experiencing the devastating ripples effects of the pandemic. With reports that military suicides are up as much as 20%, combined with data that overdose deaths have accelerated during COVID, it is evident that the pandemic is taking a heavy toll on many

Visualize Success with Home Base’s Warrior Health & Fitness Team

At a time when we are required to remain physically distanced, sticking to health and wellness goals may feel even more difficult than usual. Estimates suggest that of the 40% of Americans who make New Year’s Resolutions, only 8% will ultimately achieve their goals. With 2021 underway, Home Base’s Warrior Health & Fitness Program Director

Home Base Southwest Florida Clinic Celebrates First Year

In November of 2019, Home Base Southwest Florida (SWFL) formally announced its expansion and clinical partnership with Lee Health, the largest healthcare system in Southwest Florida, to offer mental health services for Veterans and Military Families who call the five-county region home—at no cost. Although COVID-19 hit shortly after the start of the new partnership,

Veterans Day Televent Raises Critical Funds and Awareness

In a year like no other, Home Base knew Veterans Day would look—and feel—different than ever before. Since 2015, Veterans Day at Home Base has been marked by an annual TV Special hosted by WCVB Channel 5. As one of Home Base’s most important fundraising events, the annual Veterans Day special generates funding for the

2020 in Review: A Special Message from Brigadier General (ret.) Jack Hammond

Dear Friends of Home Base, When German soldiers emerged from their trenches on Christmas Day 1914 and approached the Allied lines across no-man’s-land, Allied soldiers feared they were being tricked. But when the Germans called out “Merry Christmas” in the Allied soldiers’ native tongues, something remarkable happened. Known as the Christmas Truce of 1914, the