JACKSON, Miss - G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center (GVSMVAMC) staff know how to get their steps in. More than 160 employees laced up their walking shoes and walked their way to Indonesia during a four-week Step into Whole Health challenge.
When you have PTSD, it’s hard to feel safe. The traumatic event – natural disaster, combat, sexual assault, accident - can take hold, and you find you can’t stop thinking about it. Maybe you have nightmares and trouble sleeping.
As the facility LGBTQ+ Veterans Care Coordinator, my role is to create a welcoming in environment for LGBTQ+ Veterans by being an alley, advocate and educator on best practices for VA staff in regards to providing inclusive care to our LGBTQ+ Veterans.
Every May, VA joins the nation to observe Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. This month recognizes the many achievements by Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage that have contributed to our country.
Veterans can take many different paths toward improving their mental health, but for many that journey begins when they connect with a fellow Veteran. Veterans who are facing life challenges tend to trust each other, bonding over the common experiences they share.
The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center (VAMC) announces its Community Living Center (CLC) improvement to five stars in staffing and quality as part of the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) CLC Compare.