National Guard Lt. Laura Lakin, veterans outreach coordinator for the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program, talks with NECN’s Steve Aveson about how Home Base helps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. Lt. Lakin, who served in […]
Photos from the fifth annual Run to Home Base, held July 19, 2014 to benefit the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program, which helps returning veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. More than 2,600 […]
A Massachusetts girl recently sold lemonade to raise money for the Home Base program, which offers support and treatment to veterans and their families.
At Home Base, veterans can now receive virtual reality exposure therapy, a well-established, evidence-based technique proven effective for treating PTSD.
The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program has launched its first public service advertising campaign to increase awareness for the “invisible wounds” of war – post traumatic stress (PTS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) – and raise […]
On Oct. 1, 2012, approximately 180 educators, clinicians and military representatives gathered at the Massachusetts State House for the launch of Staying Strong, an initiative of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program to support military […]
The medical and social needs of returning military veterans and their families will go on, says the Home Base program’s new executive director.
The new “Toolkit for the Well-Child Screening of Military Children” will help pediatricians and other healthcare professionals identify and address the signs of deployment-related stress among children in families of military members. The online resource is made available as a […]
More than 300 motorcyclists and other supporters participated in the Ride for Our Heroes on Sept. 24, 2011. The event raised vital support and visibility for the Home Base Program, a partnership of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General […]
With a combination of medical care, counseling, education, research and advocacy, Home Base aims to help veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their loved ones deal with the invisible wounds of war.