September 7, 2017

VA SOURCE Holds Mental Health Summit

MEDFORD, Ore. — The VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics held its 5th Mental Health Summit Thursday. The summit had a series of lectures from […]
September 6, 2017

Be there for Veterans this Suicide Prevention Month

We all can take action to help prevent suicide, but many people don’t know what they can do to support a Veteran in their life who’s […]
September 2, 2017

September marks Suicide Prevention Month

The message from VA to the friends and families of Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month is simple: Be there. “We know that in 2014, an average of […]
August 30, 2017

Union County: VRCC at Hot Lake Springs

Plans to build and operate the first-of-its-kind Veterans Restorative Care Center (VRCC) at Hot Lake Springs near La Grande received a strong boost from the federal […]
August 15, 2017

September is suicide prevention month

Nine people have taken their own lives since May 13 of 2017. Eleven people committed suicide last year. Three Azalea Middle School students attempted to kill […]
August 10, 2017

VA’s chief neuropathologist discusses how study links NFL players with Veterans

Dr. Ann McKee is known as a leading authority on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease commonly found in athletes and military Veterans who […]
August 9, 2017

New VA primary care clinic has grand opening

Ron Holcomb used a walker to get up to the podium, but he still has his legs. And that was why the Navy veteran made his […]
August 1, 2017

Brookings VA clinic set to open

The Veterans Administration clinic on Railroad Street in Brookings is set to open Sept. 11 — and pent-up anticipation is almost palpable among local veterans. The […]
July 31, 2017

State Makes New Funding Available to Fight Veteran Homelessness in Oregon

The state of Oregon has announced more than $17 million in funding available for the construction, acquisition or rehabilitation of new multifamily rental housing units that serve low-income veterans struggling with financial or mental health crises.