In the News

National and local news articles and media appearances featuring the institute and institute staff, speaking on military and veteran families.

REACH on the Great Big Podcast

This week, Dr. Elisa Borah sat down with hosts of the Great Big Podcast to talk about REACH, our peer support group study at Fort Cavazos.

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Study REACHes Out to Fort Cavazos Spouses

Fort Cavazos Sentinel | April 25, 2024 | The Resource, Empower, Advocate, Connect and Heart, or REACH, Study is being conducted at the Great Place with the intent to facilitate improved quality of life for active-duty Army spouses.

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Texas Longhorns Veterans Recognition Game

November 4, 2023 | The University of Texas at Austin In honor of the Texas Longhorns Veterans Recognition game against the Kansas State Wildcats on Nov 4th, Institute Director, Dr. Elisa Borah, was invited to serve as honorary captain for…

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Dr. Elisa Borah featured in this week’s Your Next Mission Podcast

Listen to this week’s episode of Your Mission Next video podcast, with Institute Director, Dr. Elisa Borah featured as the guest. During this conversation with SMA Jack Tilley, Dr. Borah discusses the important work being done by the Institute and…

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IMVFW provides community resources to veteran families

Steve Hicks School of Social Work (Nov 2022) With more than 40,000 nonprofits in the U.S. dedicated to serving veterans, it can be overwhelming for veteran families to navigate such a vast ocean of resources, especially if they are not…

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Researchers Receive Congressionally-Funded Support

Researchers at the Institute for Military and Veteran Family Wellness at The University of Texas at Austin were awarded $1.4 million from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program to pilot a peer-led resiliency group for active-duty military spouses. The group will…

Statesman Flags-Veterans Day

When you thank veterans, thank their families, too

Austin American-Statesman (Nov 2022) | Elisa Borah & Hannah O’Brien Veterans are routinely thanked for their service in November and many other times throughout the year. Most Americans recognize and appreciate all they have sacrificed. But, what of their families,…


People First Summit on Fort Hood

Fox 44 News (Oct 2022) | Allison Fox O’Connor FORT HOOD, Texas (FOX 44) — The Human Capital Week was created to help leaders on Fort Hood learn more about the resources available for their soldiers. One of the the…

Behind the Mission Podcast

Hear from institute Director, Dr. Elisa Borah, as she talks about the work we do at the Institute for Military and Veteran Family Wellness and the Veteran Spouse Network. In this episode of PsychArmor’s Behind the Mission podcast, Dr. Borah…