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Whole Health


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Whole Health centers around ME

Whole Health is VA’s person-centered approach to health care that focuses on your priorities for your life.

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Veteran Stories

Veterans across the country are choosing Whole Health and living life to the fullest. Read more about them.

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Getting Started

How do I get started?

Start by exploring what matters most to you. Your care team will use your mission, aspiration, and purpose to formulate a plan just for you.

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What is Whole Health?

Whole Health is VA’s approach to care that supports your health and well-being. Whole Health centers around what matters to you, not what is the matter with you. This means your health team will get to know you as a person, before working with you to develop a personalized health plan based on your values, needs, and goals.

Find out how you can practice self-care from home through the #LiveWholeHealth videos. This series highlights Whole Health resources—such as video sessions for yoga or meditation—that you can follow along at home to live healthier and happier.

How to Get Started

Start a conversation with your health team about your needs and priorities, or learn about Whole Health practices from other Veterans through the Introduction to Whole Health and Taking Charge of My Life and Health courses.

VA staff and Veteran peers will support and guide you through the Personal Health Inventory self-assessment and help you create your Personal Health Plan. What matters to you will shape your plan and drive your choice of Well-being Programs and clinical treatments.

The road to better health and well-being starts here, with you.

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Veteran Resources

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Education Handouts

Veteran Whole Health education handouts to support the Whole Health journey.

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Whole Health Basics

These resources will help you as you start your Whole Health journey and develop your Personal Health Plan.

Additional Veteran Resources

Whole Health Success Stories

Professional Resources

Video Resources

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Whole Health: What Matters to You?

This brief video explains VA’s Whole Health approach and how it puts you at the center of your care.


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