May 9, 2018

Join VA and DAV for a Facebook Live virtual tour of a Vet Center May 21

Coming home from deployment can be challenging. That’s why Vet Centers offer free community-based counseling for eligible Veterans, active-duty service members and their families. With more […]
May 7, 2018

In veterans, even a mild case of traumatic brain injury is linked to an increased risk of dementia

Mild traumatic brain injury may sound like an oxymoron, along the lines of “jumbo shrimp” or “random order.” But a new study shows that mild TBIs […]
May 4, 2018

Shoulder-fired weapons can cause traumatic brain injuries, study finds

Military personnel who have trained with heavy weaponry may have been exposed to blasts that cause traumatic brain injury, a newly published study claims.
April 26, 2018

My New Mission: Saving Vets Who Can’t Save Themselves

I wish I could’ve saved my soldiers. I was 22 years old when I became a platoon leader overseeing and taking care of 40 soldiers in […]
April 2, 2018

To Treat Pain, PTSD And Other Ills, Some Vets Try Tai Chi

Every week in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Zibin Guo guides veterans in wheelchairs through slow-motion tai chi poses as a Bluetooth speaker plays soothing instrumental music. “Cloudy hands […]
March 15, 2018

VA to increase Veterans’ access to mental health services

In partnership with the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, VA is planning to give all new Veterans access to mental health care […]
March 9, 2018

American Legion Post 10 exploring suicide hotline

Albany American Legion Post 10 is organizing an effort to create a suicide hotline specifically geared toward veterans and people serving in the armed forces.
March 7, 2018

New “HEAL team” seeks to find, help veterans in need of mental health care

WASHINGTON — The veterans organization AMVETS announced an estimated $700,000 suicide-prevention initiative Tuesday to find veterans who could be struggling with a mental health crisis and […]
March 6, 2018

VA launches telehealth program for rural Veterans with PTSD

With a focus on improving access to mental health care for Veterans living in rural areas, VA launched a pilot telehealth program today that will give […]