May 27, 2019

Memorial Day: A day to also reflect on veterans who died by suicide

According to the 2016 report, the most recent data from Department of Veteran Affairs, the suicide rate among Oregon veterans was 39.4 per 100,000 …
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 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 19, 2019

Call to every American to Be There for Veterans

Recently, three Veterans ended their lives on the grounds of our VA facilities. Every death by suicide is a tragedy and we are deeply saddened by […]
April 17, 2019

VA ensures Veterans have same-day access to emergency mental health care

As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to provide the best mental health care access possible, VA is reminding Veterans that it […]
April 10, 2019

LGBTQ Veterans Face Compounding Mental Health Challenges

Veterans have much higher rates of suicide than the general population. So does the LGBTQ community. But the problem compounds where those communities intersect: LGBTQ veterans.
April 10, 2019

Some help and hope for Oregon’s suicide crisis

Some help and hope for Oregon’s suicide crisis … Yet this undeniable public health issue has lacked the public attention and … Such data, in the […]