• September 16, 2021

    VA has many treatment options to help Veterans recover from substance use. Here are valuable links to information and programs.

  • September 1, 2021

    You don’t have to go through anything alone. It’s Suicide Prevention Month. Take a moment, Reach Out for support. Here are some ways you can.

  • August 17, 2021

    The events in Afghanistan may also trigger reactions among Veterans who fought in other conflicts because it reminds them of their own similar experiences. If your distress is prolonged or you are unable to function well, consider seeking help. There are competent and caring professionals available who can help you with the most common responses such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, moral injury, and complicated grief. It is a good idea to try meeting with a mental health professional at least once. The sooner you get help, the sooner you will feel better.

  • August 8, 2021

    VA police officer Anthony Harris was driving home when he saw a man on a bridge, ready to jump. He talked him down and saved his life.

  • June 23, 2021

    A retired officer describes his grandfather’s struggles with PTSD, then his own battles with the same condition after Afghanistan. Reflecting on their similar trials, he is grateful for his treatment.

  • June 22, 2021

    To give the important aspects of your life your all and be the best version of yourself, you must make your mental health a priority. VA has resources to help Veterans manage their mental health.

  • June 21, 2021

    This week’s episode of Borne the Battle features Texas Army National Guard Veteran Cindy McNally and Marine Corps Veteran Nate McDonald, the President and Vice President of Irreverent Warriors.

  • June 13, 2021

    Dr. Mary Rorro is a psychiatrist with the New Jersey VA. She created a program called “A Few Good Notes” blending music, poetry, photography, and the arts as part of her psychiatric practice.

  • June 1, 2021

    After Michael Corso joined the Navy, he gained confidence in himself through his job … and also socially. But when a friendship went terribly wrong, it changed him forever. Here’s how VA helped.

  • May 28, 2021

    Therapy does not mean we are weak. There is nothing more powerful for healing than sharing stories. It helps Veterans find the root cause of problems while finding solutions to address those challenges.

  • May 27, 2021

    An Arkansas VA social worker and longtime mental health care advocate spearheaded the signing of Arkansas’ proclamation of May as Mental Health Awareness Month by the state’s governor.

  • May 25, 2021

    VA offers telemental health services through VA and community providers and other programs to support Veterans’ mental health.