January 18, 2019

VA’s Make the Connection: You are not alone

MakeTheConnection.net is an online resource designed to connect Veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their […]
January 16, 2019

VA eyeing new partnership with states to help prevent veterans suicide

Veterans Affairs officials launched their “Be There” campaign to combat veterans suicide in September 2016. The department is planning a new partnership with at least seven […]
January 4, 2019

“All veterans have PTSD” and other myths – debunked

Student veterans participate in a Warrior-Scholar Project academic bootcamp training at the University of Pennsylvania. (Scott Spitzer/University of Pennsylvania Office of University Communications)
January 3, 2019

Preventing veteran suicide

Crook County Health Department and Veterans Services promote national Veterans Crisis Line
December 27, 2018

Blue Christmas addresses Veterans’ holiday stress

Blue Christmas Service Excerpts from a sermon by Chaplain Jonathan Landon, Eugene VA Health Care Center. I’ve known for a long time that some men and […]
December 24, 2018

Program to help Intel Corp. veterans deal with PTSD spreads to other employees

Weber has the HeartMath program on her laptop to monitor heart rate variability, or “where a person is at in their level of coherence,” she said.
December 18, 2018

When measuring resilience, the type of trauma suffered matters

“But I work with women veterans every day, and I suspected this wasn’t the … suddenly men were no longer scoring as more resilient than women.
December 18, 2018

Women Veterans: Managing Post Deployment Stress

Despite good food, bright lights, and cheer, the holidays come with stress. The pressures, particularly on women, to cook special meals, give gifts, and decorate can […]
December 17, 2018

Why this new program is the smartest thing the VA has done recently

Let’s be completely honest: Getting veterans the help they need is a tricky task. What works for one person may not work for another. Simply telling […]