• Continue reading VOICES events: Enjoy, support, connect with Veterans near you

    May 3, 2022

    Through VOICES events, Veterans come together in public spaces to enjoy, support and connect with one another.

  • Continue reading PTSD Bytes #8: Treatments for PTSD 5: EMDR

    May 3, 2022

    In this episode of PTSD Bytes, we learn about EMDR for PTSD from licensed clinical social worker and certified EMDR-therapist Marianne Silva.

  • Continue reading Upcoming webinar to inform new suicide prevention grant program applicants

    April 20, 2022

    The Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program (SSG Fox SPGP) focuses on reducing Veteran suicide through community-based prevention.

  • Continue reading Veteran suicide prevention: New Jersey and Bergen County distribute gun locks

    April 1, 2022

    Helping Veterans, service members, and their families have better storage practices, gun locks, to help make their homes safe and save lives

  • Continue reading PTSD Bytes #6: Treatments for PTSD 4: Cognitive Processing Therapy

    March 30, 2022

    Clinical psychologist Pearl McGee-Vincent discusses cognitive processing therapy with Dr. Shannon Wiltsey Stirman, National Center for PTSD.

  • Continue reading MOH recipient: Get involved in Vietnam Veteran events

    March 21, 2022

    As Vietnam War Veterans Day approaches March 29, an era Medal of Honor recipient said Veterans should participate in events. Barney Barnum is a retired Marine Corps colonel who served two tours in Vietnam. He said Vietnam War Veterans Day is an opportunity for Vietnam Veterans to show pride in their service. He also said the day is a chance for the public to thank Vietnam Veterans.

  • Continue reading PTSD Bytes #5: Prolonged Exposure and treatments for PTSD

    March 15, 2022

    In this episode of PTSD Bytes, Dr. Carmen McLean talks about prolonged exposure and the mobile app “PE Coach.”

  • Continue reading Coping when current events bring up past trauma

    March 9, 2022

    When armed conflict arises, Veterans can experience a range of emotions. VA can help Veterans manage their responses to events in Ukraine.

  • Continue reading #VetResources Check-In videos provide resources for mental health, coping strategies

    March 8, 2022

    Veterans can view the #VetResources Check-In video series with information to support mental health, resiliency, and coping strategies.

  • Continue reading Postvention: Provider support for the healing journey

    March 7, 2022

    Suicide loss touches many including providers. Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program provides postvention support on healing journey.

  • Continue reading PTSD Bytes #4: Treatments for PTSD 1: Overview

    March 3, 2022

    Dr. Abigail Angkaw, San Diego VA, talks about evidence-based treatment for PTSD that reduces symptoms, in the latest PTSD Bytes episode.

  • Continue reading Dramatic increase in mental health services to other-than-honorable discharge Veterans

    February 23, 2022

    VA provided 270% more mental health visits to former service members with an other-than-honorable discharge in fiscal year 2021 compared to FY20.