Military and Veteran Resilience and Health Collaborative

Improving the quality of life of service members, veterans, first responders

The College of Health Solutions Military and Veteran Resilience and Health Collaborative is committed to addressing the unique challenges and improving the quality of life of service members, veterans, first responders and their families throughout their journey utilizing innovative prevention and intervention strategies. 

Serving as a catalyst for cross-sector collaboration among military, public safety, industry, government and academia, our vision is to improve outcomes and enhance the resilience, health, and human performance of service members, veterans, first responders and their families. We actively identify areas of opportunity to conduct interdisciplinary research, develop research-driven programming and evidence-based education, and implement innovative programs through collaborative partnerships to achieve results and support those who serve. 

Get involved 

Whether you are a veteran, active military or family member seeking assistance or an organization looking to partner with us, we want to hear from you. To get involved with MVRHC, email us at 


  1. Increase eligibility to serve
    We work to increase young American eligibility to serve in the military through increased preparation, education, innovative programs and collaboration with schools and health care organizations.
  2. Optimize health and human performance of those who serve.
    We are optimizing the human performance of our military and first responders through the implementation of holistic approaches. Optimization of health, wellness, fitness and performance is crucial to their occupational effectiveness.
  3. Successful and seamless transition back into the culture that they left to serve.
    We are increasing post service health outcomes by identifying barriers, increasing access to services and resources while addressing social determinants of health.
  4. Serving individuals experiencing invisible wounds or chronic illness.
    We are helping military service members, veterans and their families with programs and initiatives focused on improving the identification and treatment of invisible wounds, chronic illness, and other health concerns

Arizona Veteran Survey

The Arizona Veteran Survey was first conducted in 2017. It was the first-ever comprehensive survey of our state’s service members, veterans, their family members, and the veteran-supportive community.