December 27, 2017

Handling PTSD during the holidays

According to psychologist Michael Terman, as many as 60 million Americans suffer winter doldrums. Consequently, they often don’t find much to celebrate during the holiday season. […]
December 11, 2017

[Podcast] #68: Benefits Breakdown – Veterans Crisis Line

I promote the Veterans Crisis Line whenever I can. It is a very important resource to be aware of and I try to remind people however […]
November 12, 2017

Senator Wyden: Oregonians should be concerned about high rate of veteran suicides

On Veterans Day Saturday, the democratic senator also said he’s making it a special priority to ensure that veterans are taken care of through a G.I. […]
November 10, 2017

On the Go with Joe with Lift For The 22

BEAVERCREEK, OR (KPTV) – When military members return home has veterans, the transition back to civilian life can be hard. In an effort to help veterans’ […]
November 3, 2017

Local therapy center aims to help veterans in need

ONTARIO — On Oct. 18, U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, and Jeff Merkley, both Oregon Democrats, sent out a press release urging the U.S. Department of Veterans […]
October 27, 2017

ICYMI: #Grief2Healing Twitter chat explores healing after a suicide loss

On Oct. 25, VA co-hosted a Twitter chat on the process of grieving and healing after the loss of a loved one to suicide. VA’s co-hosts […]
October 24, 2017

VA, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention host Twitter chat

Join us for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Twitter chat on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. We’ll discuss healing after losing […]
October 15, 2017

Soldier’s suicide leaves a family with questions

On May 6, 2016, First Lt. David Bauders died in what the U.S. Army described as a “non-combat related incident.” At the time of the news […]
October 5, 2017

VA providing on-site assistance, counseling following Las Vegas shooting

Just hours after the deadly Las Vegas shooting, VA deployed teams of mental health professionals, counselors, social workers and other crisis and trauma-trained experts into the […]