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PTSD Awareness Day

PTSD Awareness Day

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) June 27 marks PTSD Awareness Day. Today’s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said. John Davison, a clinical psychologist and chief of condition-based specialty care in DHA’s… Read more
VA News Release

VA resumes overpayment notifications, medical copayment collections while continuing to offer Veterans expansive debt relief options

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs will resume over-payment notifications for new benefit debts and the debts deferred from April 6, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021 due to the COVID pandemic. VA suspended debt collection April 6, 2020 and will restart debt collection Oct. 1, 2021, however, VA will not deduct debts from benefits payments until January 2022. Collections… Read more
Department of Veterans Affairs

VA announces new options to help Veterans avoid foreclosure

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is offering a new COVID-19 Refund Modification option to assist Veterans who require a significant reduction in their monthly mortgage payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In some cases, Veterans can receive a 20% payment reduction — in others, the reduction can be even larger. This new option is part of the of… Read more
PTSD Awareness

PTSD Resources List of Organizations and Government Agencies

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Here is a growing list of Organizations, VA Departments and U.S. Government Agencies who are all working together to create awareness of PTSD and find effective treatments that can help: Department of Veterans Affairs To provide a wealth of resources to our US Veterans, VA is made up of three branches,… Read more

June 27th is National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day!

The United States Senate has unanimously approved legislation authored by Senator Kent Conrad designating June 27, 2013  as National PTSD Awareness Day. Click here to view our PTSD Resources Section. The event is part of Senator Conrad’s continuing efforts to bring greater awareness to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a severe anxiety disorder often associated with having experienced the trauma of combat.… Read more
Larry Stubblefield Associate Administrator, Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD)

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) & Small Business Administration (SBA) Virtual Information Session: Explaining the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF)

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) & Small Business Administration (SBA) Virtual Information Session: Explaining the Restaurant Revitalization Fund  Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. ET Location: Virtual session powered by Cisco Webex To register for this virtual session visit: https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea2911be5d8617b049cce8daf5d532ac9 REGISTER before you join the session Click Register located after “Event Status” or at the bottom of the page… Read more
Department of Veterans Affairs News

Navigating Beta.SAM.gov

SEATS STILL AVAILABLE – REGISTER TODAY Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Navigating Beta.SAM.gov REGISTER Wednesday, March 10, 2021 2 – 3 p.m. EST The General Services Administration manages federal acquisition and awards processes in ten online websites which are now being merged into one.… Read more