June 5, 2019

VA MISSION Act Press Release

VA Portland Health Care System prepares to launch new non-VA health care options on June 6, 2019, under MISSION Act allowing Veterans to more easily receive […]
May 31, 2019

VA MISSION Act: What to expect for community care on June 6

Note: This article is one of a series on VA’s progress implementing the VA MISSION Act of 2018. As the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s signing […]
May 28, 2019

VA encourages Veterans to quit tobacco on ‘World No Tobacco Day’

In recognition of “World No Tobacco Day” on May 31, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  will reaffirm its “Better Starts Today” campaign, calling on […]
May 15, 2019

Other-than-honorable discharge?

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has made mental health care treatment available to former service members with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges through two new programs. One […]
May 14, 2019

Walgreens HERO program to hire 5,000 Veterans

Walgreens recently announced a commitment to hire 5,000 Veterans over the course of five years through their Helping Veterans with Educational and Retail Opportunities Program (HERO). […]
May 10, 2019

Tune in May 22 for a Facebook Live featuring VA mental health apps and telemental offerings

Join VA’s Office of Connected Care and the Army Wife Network on Wednesday, May 22 at 12 p.m. ET for a Facebook Live event featuring VA […]
May 4, 2019

A new take on mental health – Post traumatic growth

May is Mental Health Awareness month, which provides us with an excellent opportunity to talk about a much-discussed, and often misunderstood, subject that affects all of […]
May 1, 2019

A life can turn around in just one moment.

Maybe it’s the moment when you realize that things could be better or the moment when you decide you need to reach out for help. Or, […]
April 30, 2019

VA celebrates Women’s Health Week with events at medical centers

In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, May 12-18, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers (VAMCs) across the country will host events to support […]