October 4, 2017

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event with AMVETS discusses suicide prevention

On Sept. 20, VA and AMVETS hosted an #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on suicide prevention to discuss how to support Veterans in need of help. During […]
October 3, 2017

New mobile app help Veterans cope with TBI

Of the 600,000 Veterans who call Washington State Home, it is estimated that one in five have some level of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). To […]
September 29, 2017

Union County: Test program at Hot Lakes

A test program for Union County Veterans for a care center at Hot Lake Springs in Union is starting to take shape. The unique program will […]
September 26, 2017

Pledge to “Be There” for Veterans in need

This blog first appeared on InsideSources. Suicide is a public health crisis and VA is launching a national effort to reduce suicide by identifying the warning signs, pointing […]
September 25, 2017

Army vet hikes across the country for PTSD awareness: ‘It’s making a difference’

PORTLAND, Ore. – Army veteran Eli Smith is walking to all four corners of the United States to raise awareness about veteran PTSD. The Ohio native […]
September 25, 2017

Do this now so you can #BeThere4Veterans who need your help

Have you seen the email? Maybe it was a post on Facebook? It says, “Right now, while you’re reading this … put this in your phone. National Veterans […]
September 21, 2017

Women Vets Have More Than Double the Suicide Rate of Civilian Women

The suicide rate among women who have served in the U.S. military is more than twice as high as that of adult civilian women, according to […]
September 20, 2017

ICYMI: Twitter chat focuses on how you can #BeThere4Veterans

On Sept. 18, as part of our Suicide Prevention Month campaign, VA hosted a Twitter chat in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the […]
September 20, 2017

Ring the bell: Veterans call for Veterans to help end suicide

All eyes are on a Veteran in the back of the hall talking about a guy from the old unit.  His buddy had said “I’ll get […]