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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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At today's VA, especially in the Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs (OPIA), we focus on creative and innovative ways to connect with Vets, the media and other stakeholders.

We're just getting started, and that's where you come in – sign up for email, join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. But more than that, we need your help. We want you be part of the dialogue about some of the biggest issues facing our nation's Veterans. Join us to contribute solutions, especially solutions about how to communicate important facts and messages to Veterans.

OPIA's mission is to completely change the way we talk to Vets and the media. We want to make sure that we are getting the right message to the right Veteran at the right time.

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Here you can find information about some of VA's most important issues, including Fact Sheets, photos of recent events other resources for media and for the general public.

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Adaptive Sports Programs and Special Events

This program motivates, encourages and sustains participation and competition in adaptive sports among disabled Veterans and members of the Armed Forces through partnerships with VA clinical personnel as well as national and community-based adaptive sports programs. We're also responsible for the National Veterans Day Observance held annually in Washington, DC.
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Homeless Veterans Initiative

VA has made ending Veteran homelessness a top priority, undertaking an unprecedented campaign to dramatically increase awareness of VA services available for homeless Veterans and Veterans at risk of becoming homeless. Learn more about VA's programs and partnerships that are helping to prevent and end Veteran homelessness by visiting the Homeless website

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