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A Hero’s Workout

Honoring life, connecting with others, bringing awareness to mental health, exercise, and suicide prevention through fitness communities.

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My HealtheVet’s 20th Anniversary

Celebrating 20 years of connecting Veterans to healthcare! This Veterans Day marks My HealtheVet’s 20th anniversary. As VA’s online patient portal, My HealtheVet is a key part of VA care.

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Moral Injury and Veteran Suicide Risk

In recognition of suicide prevention and awareness month, the coalition hosted its third interfaith Seminar at the Greater Mount Zion AME Church in Trenton, New Jersey.


VANJHCS Celebrates First Cohort of Innovation Projects on the National Stage

VA New Jersey Healthcare System welcomed its inaugural cohort of VHA Innovators Network Spark-Seed-Spread Innovation Investment and Accelerator Program Investees this week.


Empowering Veterans: VA New Jersey Healthcare System Collaborates with Xander on Prototype Smart Captioning Glasses

Leveraging the power of the VHA Innovators Network (iNET), VA New Jersey Healthcare System (VANJHCS) has partnered with Xander, a small company specializing in smart captioning glasses, to test and refine their groundbreaking wearable technology.

Two Veterans provide feedback on Xander’s Smart Captioning glasses during the prototyping design session.

Faith-based Communities a Part of Every Community – Not Apart From Them

NJ SOS Veteran Stakeholders group and Catholic Charities, Diocese of Paterson partnered with Assemblywoman Cleopatra Tucker and Newark Councilwoman at Large, Reverend Louise Scott-Rountree to host its 2nd Interfaith Suicide Awareness Seminar in the Good Neighbor Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey


Veterans Comprehensive Prevention, Access to Care, and Treatment Act of 2020 (COMPACT)

Starting on January 17, Veterans in suicidal crisis can go to any health care facility, at VA or in the community, for free emergency health care.

Faith Based Communities Key Players in Suicide Prevention

The VA New Jersey Health Care System recently partnered with the Essex County Suicide Prevention Coalition, Catholic Charities, and NJ SOS Veteran Stakeholders Group to hold its first Interfaith Seminar.


VANJHCS hosts PACT Act Enrollment event

Calling all Vietnam, Gulf War and Post 9/11 Veterans.

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Skin Cancer Awareness: Melanoma Skin Cancer Screening

Last month, VA New Jersey Health Care System Dermatology department hosted Skin Cancer Awareness: Melanoma Skin Cancer Screening.