July 3, 2018

‘Be Courteous With Fireworks’: Veterans Ask A Community To Help Those With PTSD

The bright lights and booming sounds of fireworks on the Fourth of July can be tough for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
July 2, 2018

[Podcast] #111 Benefits Breakdown & VetChange App

Drinking can be a concern for many people. Veterans can fall into behavior of using alcohol to cope with emotional distress following a deployment or transition […]
June 28, 2018

Local leaders visit new veterans wellness center

It’s a wellness center that’ll help veterans who have medical or … LeBow said the University of Oregon just donated more than 50 bed frames to […]
June 21, 2018

Veterans Legacy program transforms former forest work camp

Veterans Legacy program transforms former forest work camp … but the former inmate work camp is transforming into a place of new hope for Oregon veterans. […]
June 6, 2018

Make The Connection: A Q&A on mental health with “Sully” Sullenberger

On Jan. 15, 2009, Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, a commercial airline pilot of 30 years, piloted an emergency landing on the Hudson River. All 155 passengers […]
June 1, 2018

More Vets Who Are Coping With PTSD From Sexual Assaults Get Honorable Discharges

Heath Phillips is one of those getting an upgrade once thought impossible. He had accepted a lesser discharge to avoid court-martial with “no clue” it would […]
June 1, 2018

Veterans with PTSD treated with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) represents a significant health concern for millions of Veterans and their families and friends. The number of U.S. Veterans diagnosed with PTSD […]
May 31, 2018

President’s executive order supporting mental health care for transitioning service members now underway

VA announced that the White House has approved an interagency plan to implement President Trump’s executive order supporting Veterans with mental health care and suicide-prevention resources […]
May 31, 2018

VA recognizes Mental Health Month with video campaign focused on how treatment can transform lives

In recognition of Mental Health Month this May, VA emphasized the positive impact of mental health treatment through a video campaign spotlighting hundreds of Veterans who have […]