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Suicide Prevention responder Melissa Schwab (at keyboard) relies on health technicians to provide support while engaging a distressed Veteran. Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK.

  • VA Giving Support, Training and Hope to Caregivers

    Caregivers for Veterans of all eras are eligible for respite care, education and training on what it means to be a caregiver, how to best meet the Veteran”s care needs and the importance of self-care.
  • Opening Soon: New Polytrauma-Rehabilitiation Center

    New Polytrauma and Rehabilitation Center in Tampa to open soon. The first stop for Veterans on the road to recovery and home, the state-of-the-art facility provides home-like, healing environment.
  • Help with Concussions in Veterans' Hands Today

    Knowledge learned by VA in treating Traumatic Brain Injury helped develop Concussion Coach, a mobile app with tools to assess symptoms and help with coping strategies.
  • Helping Veterans Find and Keep a Home

    Occupational therapist Sarah Scalia assesses Veterans (105 so far) to ensure they are able to maintain the affordable housing provided them through the HUD-VASH program.
  • Peer Specialists Held in High Regard by Veterans

    Peer specialist program: Veterans who have recovered from mental illness serve as role models for other Veterans. Veterans will connect better with those who have experienced the same things.
  • How Can I Live a Healthier Life?

    Take charge of your health care. It’s never too late to get back on track and start taking steps towards a healthier you by getting informed, developing healthy habits, and enrolling in health care.
  • Study to Help Women Vets Coping with MST

    VA to launch study of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction this year to determine if it can help relieve symptoms of PTSD in women vets who have experienced military sexual trauma.
  • Why Slow Down?

    Four hundred Veterans are participating in the Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. It’s the world-leader in adaptive winter sports for Veterans, active duty servicemen and women with disabilities.
  • Weight Loss for Those with Disabilities

    Veterans and others with disabilities can lose weight through a program that involves phone calls and a Web-based remote coaching tool. The approach is low-cost and effective, say researchers.
  • Can Good Nutrition Save Your Life?

    VA wants to help you get in shape, think about nutrition, live longer and have a healthy, energetic life. VA registered dietitians are here to assist you with your nutrition and health concerns.