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Inside Veterans Health

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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.

  • Reining in PTSD with Equestrian Therapy

    Veterans participating in the residential treatment program at the Bedford VA, in Massachusetts, are being given a chance to spend a day riding horses, or just walking through a quiet pasture.
  • Be Disaster Aware and Take Action to Prepare

    Tornados? Floods? Hurricanes? Are you prepared if one of those hit your home? Take advantage of these check lists during National Preparedness Month. Get your family ready for all emergencies.
  • National Golf Tournament for Blind Veterans

    Annual tournament an opportunity for legally blind and physically disabled Veterans to develop new skills and enhance their self-esteem. Therapeutic format promotes rehabilitation and fellowship.
  • Support For Vets During Suicide Prevention Month

    Help spread the word about VA's mental health resources. We all have the power to take the first step to reach out and see how they're doing.
  • Quick-Thinking VA Radiology Team Saves a Veteran's Life

    Four members of a VA radiology team at the VA Southern Oregon Rehab Center, White City, Ore., teamed up in early August to provide needed help to an elderly Veteran living alone in a remote rural area.
  • Two Forms of ID Now Needed to Request VHIC Card

    VA has strengthened the ID requirements to request the new Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC). Enrolled Veterans now will need two forms of ID. See the acceptable ID documents in this story.
  • Seeking New Coping Tools for Veterans with TBI

    Cognitive rehabilitation researchers are testing new tools and strategies — from smartphone apps to online brain training — to help Veterans cope with the effects of mild traumatic brain injury.
  • "Family" of Patients Appreciate VA Doctor

    Veteran patients of VA doctor in Augusta, Georgia, tell why they “wouldn’t have any other doctor.” Dr. Jianhua Cheng replies that he just wants to do his best and praises the entire Augusta team.
  • Stand Downs — Putting Lives Back Together

    Stand Downs — Providing services to homeless Veterans, including health screenings, benefits counseling and other referrals. A collaborative effort by VA and other government and community agencies.
  • Veterans: Have a health question? Search here!

    We’ve put the contacts for almost all your health questions in one convenient health index. Add this site to your FAVORITES for a link to take you to VA websites with valuable information.