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New pilot program helps veterans help themselves as they reconnect with civilian life

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The transition from the military back to civilian life, can be a challenge for veterans. It can be lonely and filled with stigma, especially in rural areas. "Operation Veteran Strong" is a new pilot program in partnership with the state of Colorado, created with veterans for veterans. Nathaan Demers is a clinical psychologist with Denver-based Grit Digital Health. He helped create this resource. Jeremy Kirkpatrick is a Veterans Service Officer in Phillips County in northeast Colorado.