• July 15, 2016

    Earlier this year, VA hosted its first National Women’s Mental Health Mini-Residency, an innovative clinical training program focusing on the knowledge and skills needed to provide women Veterans with gender-tailored mental health care.

  • July 12, 2016

    At the Boston VA they’re trying something a little different to help women Veterans. It’s called togetherness. Lots of it.

  • July 11, 2016

    VA's Mobile Vet Centers are available for counseling in downtown Dallas from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1400 South Lamar Street at the site of the police station memorial.

  • July 7, 2016

    “One Veteran suicide is one too many, and this collaborative effort provides both updated and comprehensive data that allows us to make better informed decisions on how to prevent this national tragedy,” said VA Under Secretary for Health, Dr. David J. Shulkin.

  • July 7, 2016

    Mortars began to land near Matthew Burke’s location in Afghanistan […]

  • July 6, 2016

    As my unit prepared to redeploy from Iraq in 2004, […]

  • June 20, 2016

    More than 2,000 people -- including Veterans and community members -- have received confidential counseling services from VA’s experienced readjustment counseling teams.

  • June 17, 2016

    Vet Centers are available in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and America Samoa.

  • June 15, 2016

    Perhaps the most striking reason in putting off getting help has to do with the paradox the military faces “between the mentality of having the ‘right stuff’ and seeking help for problems related to reactions to combat,” including posttraumatic stress.

  • June 9, 2016

    Many Servicemembers join the military ready to go to war. Others face their toughest battles when they leave the service.

  • June 6, 2016

    “The biggest issue with a lot of Veterans ... is that they don't want to admit that there is a problem, much less a mental problem.”

  • May 27, 2016

    It’s funny how different situations are when you were in them versus once you are out and they are viewed in hindsight. Even from retrospection your feelings and perceptions about those situations will change over time and as far as I can see that never ends. Everything is temporary, and I feel differently now about TWILDM than from the day we started, the middle, end, and even now every new day our documentary seems like 100 different versions to me, but more specifically: I feel like 100 different people in it. I say the above because the more time goes by, the more I learn about the process of helping yourself and helping other