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 […]
June 26, 2017

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.
June 26, 2017

Changes to MST-related PTSD claims processing means more help for Veterans

Women are disproportionately likely to have experienced sexual harassment and/or assault during their military service. This trauma, referred to by VA as military sexual trauma (MST), […]
June 14, 2017

Healing through the power of touch

Trust is a basic human need, but for many military veterans exposed to the horrors of war, it can be hard to rely on other people […]
June 8, 2017

Join us in observing PTSD Awareness Month

June is PTSD awareness month – a time to share information, rectify common misconceptions, and look toward the future with our PTSD research and Mental Health […]
June 2, 2017

New VA online tool helps Veterans learn about and compare effective PTSD treatments

VA launched a new online tool this week that will help Veterans compare various treatment options for post-traumatic stress disorder. The PTSD Treatment Decision Aid is […]
May 22, 2017

Veterans who deployed are more likely to develop migraines or headache disorders

Migraine and other headache disorders can take an immense toll on a Veteran’s physical and emotional health. From the physiological symptoms that can cause debilitating pain […]
May 17, 2017

VA announces new strategic partnerships to advance solutions for TBI and PTSD

Designed to promote forward-thinking dialogue and innovative collaboration among private industry as well as national professional sports organizations around the issue of brain health, the VA is […]
May 5, 2017

Local service dogs headed to homes of veterans with PTSD

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Seven of our nation’s veterans are about to get a new best friend, thanks to a local organization Northwest Battle Buddies. Before the […]