March 15, 2018

VA to increase Veterans’ access to mental health services

In partnership with the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, VA is planning to give all new Veterans access to mental health care […]
March 9, 2018

American Legion Post 10 exploring suicide hotline

Albany American Legion Post 10 is organizing an effort to create a suicide hotline specifically geared toward veterans and people serving in the armed forces.
March 7, 2018

New “HEAL team” seeks to find, help veterans in need of mental health care

WASHINGTON — The veterans organization AMVETS announced an estimated $700,000 suicide-prevention initiative Tuesday to find veterans who could be struggling with a mental health crisis and […]
March 6, 2018

VA launches telehealth program for rural Veterans with PTSD

With a focus on improving access to mental health care for Veterans living in rural areas, VA launched a pilot telehealth program today that will give […]
February 7, 2018

Most Vets Don’t Know What Mental Health Services VA Offers. So Here You Go

Roughly half of all post-9/11 veterans who may need mental health care do not seek it through the Department of Veterans Affairs or in the private […]
February 7, 2018

This Tax Season, Support Oregon Veterans

February 6, 2018

Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

What is seasonal affective Disorder (SAD)? Seasonal Affective Disorder is a condition associated with feeling sad or blue during certain times of the year. It is a […]
February 1, 2018

Veterans aren’t always getting mental care they urgently need, report finds

Thomas Burke Jr., a Marine who returned from tours in Afghanistan and Iraq to attend Yale Divinity School, has also done three tours in the Veterans […]
January 12, 2018

VA Facilities Now Offer Same-day Care for Urgent Primary and Mental Health-care Needs

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a major milestone, that 100 percent of its more than 1,000 medical facilities across the country now […]