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 […]
January 9, 2018

President signs executive order to improve mental health resources for Veterans transitioning from active duty to civilian life

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order titled, “Supporting Our Veterans During Their Transition From Uniformed Service to Civilian Life.” This executive order directs […]
January 8, 2018

More than 100 jobs available at Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics

There are more than 100 jobs available at the Southern Oregon VA Rehabilitation Center and Clinics in White City and you don’t have to be a […]
January 5, 2018

Local VA to hire 250 new employees

Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics in White City plans to hire 250 employees, with about 100 of the new hires focused on providing mental health […]
December 27, 2017

NAMI Multnomah offering three free classes to start in January for vets, families and peers

NAMI Homefront, Nami Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education and NAMI Family to Family are free classes, but pre-registration is required.
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 15, 2017

Hyperbaric treatments offer new promise for Veterans with chronic PTSD

Hyperbaric therapy uses pressure to increase the body’s oxygen supply and promote healing. What’s old is new again, at least when it comes to treating persistent […]
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 […]
December 9, 2017

The Stone: For Veterans, a Path to Healing “Moral Injury”

When you have a physical injury, go to the doctor. A psychological injury? Get thee to a psychiatrist. But what can be done if you suffer […]