Milligrams

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Veteran patients in the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit at the San Francisco VA come and go. They may be there for a few days or for months. During the weekly Heroes’ Voices singing sessions, I encounter veterans with a range of challenges that require them to be hospitalized. Some weeks ago, I encountered a young […]

Holiday Greetings from Heroes’ Voices

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2016 has been another year of growth for Heroes’ Voices. We expanded our programs, reached more veterans than ever before, and begun to raise our own voice on behalf of the veterans we serve. Some highlights of our year: More than 2,000 veterans participated in our workshops in 2016, and we impacted the lives of many more. […]

The Women of Heroes’ Voices

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When we think of veterans, most of us tend to think of men. The majority of veterans that Heroes’ Voices serves are indeed men, but there are many extraordinary women connected with Heroes’ Voices, both veterans and those who serve veterans. Heroes’ Voices has a marvelous Music Director, Dr. Lynne Morrow. Lynne has been a leader in […]

Music Brings Light to Dark Places

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Heroes’ Voices has been doing weekly workshops at the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, (PICU) at the VA Hospital in San Francisco. Over the past couple of months several patients at the PICU have joined me in playing guitar in our singing workshops. Some of the vets were pretty lost and sort of helplessly gripped their guitars, but a […]