April 24, 2017

Housing with Supportive Services for Veterans

The Department of Housing and Urban Development estimated that nearly 40,000 veterans were homeless as of January 2016—making up about 10 percent of all people experiencing […]
March 26, 2017

Vets Crisis Line has been repaired

The Veterans Crisis Line has been fixed, according to a recent press release by the Department of Veterans Affairs. By adding a call center in Atlanta, […]
March 24, 2017

VA, DOD study a major breakthrough for understanding PTSD

Researchers from VA and the Department of Defense (DOD) recently released findings of a new study called Prospective Post-Traumatic Stress disorder Symptom Trajectories in Active Duty […]
March 21, 2017

Veterans: Sharing your experience can save a life

I received a Facebook message over the weekend from Marine friend that I hadn’t heard from in months. “Do you have time to talk today?” I […]
March 16, 2017

‘I Was Back in Iraq’: Virtual Reality Is More Than a Game for Suffering Vets

It was supposed to be a routine resupply mission: a short drive across the Al Asad Air Base, 90 kilometers north of sweltering Baghdad, to fetch, […]
March 10, 2017

VA offers free Military Sexual Trauma health care services to Veterans regardless of service-connected status

I enlisted in the Army in 2000 and served for five years as an Arabic linguist, including a year-long Operation Iraqi Freedom deployment with the 101st […]
March 8, 2017

VA secretary announces intention to expand mental health care to former service members with other-than-honorable discharges and in crisis

VA Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin, while testifying in a House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing  March 7, 2017, announced his intention to expand provisions for urgent mental […]
March 7, 2017

VA to provide mental health care to veterans with ‘bad paper’ discharges

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs will begin making mental health care services available to veterans with other-than-honorable discharges who urgently need it, VA Secretary […]
March 6, 2017

PTSD: A Lasting Impact of War

“…In January of ’06 for the very first time in my life, I went to the VA and I said, with tears in my eyes, I […]