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11/29/2012 at 4:32pm

Doors Open December, 5 2012

The Elizabeth Dole Foundation Fellows' Community Room presented by the Tug McGraw Foundation and PeerPort.US

 

A private online community where caregivers of active military personnel, veterans and their families will find support for their efforts to improve the quality of life of those affected by the global war on terrorism. Participants will be connected with a small community of their peers as well as professionals who offer support as they chat; pose questions about health and well being; share information, pictures and videos; and gather news and information about treatment and resources.

06/07/2012 at 8:56am

THE REAL WARRIORS CAMPAIGN: REACHING OUT FOR HELP IS A SIGN OF STRENGTH

 

The Real Warriors Campaign is a multimedia public awareness initiative designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds. Sponsored by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE), the campaign is an integral part of the Defense Department’s overall effort to encourage warriors and families to seek appropriate care and support for psychological health concerns.  READ FULL BLOG.

 

04/25/2012 at 5:33pm

VA Hiring More Mental Health Workers

Under pressure to reduce the long waits many veterans face for mental health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Thursday that it will hire 1,900 mental health workers, an increase of more than nine percent. Read Full Story.