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Health coaching service encounter between a VA health coach and Veteran.Success with Health and Well-Being Coaching Codes
VA achieved a milestone in patient-driven health care with the creation of new AMA Health & Well-Being Coaching Codes. The codes provide a way that certified health coaches identify & report health coaching services.
Image of Jerry, one of VA's Whole Health Peer FacilitatorsSharing Whole Health: Peer-to-Peer
Nationwide, more than 1,600 Veterans are helping their peers learn about VA’s Whole Health approach. Hear from Jerry, a former Army Ranger and Whole Health Peer Facilitator, as he shares his Whole Health journey.
Woman in “Discover What Matters” videoNew Whole Health Video Released
As VA medical centers and clinics across the country help Veterans to Live Whole Health, the stories of their experiences are spreading. Learn how they inspired the new “Discover What Matters.”
servicemember in yoga poseMedical Journal Features VA Whole Health Transform
VA is gaining recognition for its reimagined approach to health care. A March special issue of The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine takes a look at Whole Health.
Photo of Veterans competing in the bicycling event at the 2018 National Veterans Golden Age GamesWhole Health at the Golden Age Games
On top of the competition and camaraderie found at the 2018 NVGAG, whole health sessions were included, providing Veteran athletes with complementary integrative health (CIH) practices and enhancing overall well-being.
Image of Whole Health Peer Facilitator training session at Tampa VAMCWhole Health, The Veterans Experience
Peer Facilitators support VA's commitment to empower, equip, and treat Veterans based on their priorities and goals. Learn more about new resources to help better understand whole health and what it means for you.
Photo of Fairfield Elementary School Students perform “The Day Before I Left Home” at the Charles George Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, NC.Brothers Like These
Writing programs for Veterans can help make sense of the military experience and can restore a sense of pride, build new camaraderie, nurture creativity, and help Veterans find the path to a better tomorrow.
USAF Veteran Ronnie Leeth receives battlefield acupuncture (BFA) from VA Dr. Dan Federman.Acupuncture on the Mountainside
VA's National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic encourages health and healing through adaptive recreational therapy. And recently, the NDVWSC has provided integrative practices such as acupuncture, yoga and more.
Image of Rob Hilliard, one of VA's Whole Health AmbassadorsAn Ambassador for Whole Health
Meet one of VA's Whole Health Ambassadors, ready to share his story and desire to inspire improved health and well-being. VA's Whole Health approach focuses on integrative health practice, self-empowerment and self-care.
2018 NVGAG swimmers complete an eventHealth and Wellness Innovative Program Award
Promoting "Fitness For Life," the VA's National Veterans Golden Age Games received the Health and Wellness Innovative Program Award at the National Senior Games Association (NSGA) Annual Meeting.

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