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Shawn Moore, LMSW, OFF Executive Director and Founder, advocates in the community by speaking about the difficult topic’s caregivers face every day. She has provided her expertise to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) by presenting to the Governor and Mayor's Challenge to prevent suicide in the SMVF populations policy academies, at many Veteran's Affairs Hospital to both providers and family caregivers, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, many community mental health organizations and other non-profits. She has addressed the Kansas City, Missouri’s City Council multiple times advocating for veteran family caregivers. She has been on the Today Show, MSNBC, PBS News Hour and has been the guest on many podcasts. Shawn's passion for supporting caregivers can be heard in her voice. Using her own personal experiences and her Master in Social Work degree, she tells a story that would touch anyone’s heart and backs it with evidence based research. Invite Shawn to speak to your group about how to support the family members of your community’s veterans and first responders.
Get to Know Us!
Hidden Heroes Summit w/ Kansas City, MO Council Woman Heather Hall
Elizabeth Dole Foundation Annual Convening - October 2020
August 2019 - Suicide Prevention Month Proclamation, Kansas City, MO
Shawn Moore Speaking at the 2018 Kansas City VA Mental Health Summit
“You cannot ignore the family in your treatment of the veteran.”
“See us too! When you see a veteran hurting please see the family members that are behind them.”