Tagged: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Spooktacular 5k - to benefit K9s For Warriors - Doctors Lake Marina (Orange Park Florida)

Spooktacular 5k – to benefit K9s For Warriors – Doctors Lake Marina (Orange Park Florida)

Calling all goblins, ghouls or whatever you want to be. Come dressed to walk, run, crawl or float your way through 5k of Halloween goodness.   All proceeds from the 5k will go to benefit K9s For Warriors. K9s For Warriors is the nation’s largest veteran service organization providing highly skilled service dogs to our disabled American heroes. Our goal… 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
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VA partners with OnStar to bring suicide prevention services to Veterans with the push of a button

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it is partnering with OnStar’s emergency services to improve access to suicide prevention resources for Veterans. This partnership will offer Veterans in crisis the opportunity to be transferred to around-the-clock, confidential support via VA’s Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) when they use the emergency services button in an OnStar-equipped vehicle… Read more
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VA Releases 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report

VA released the 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report, which includes findings from its most recent analysis of 2005–2017 suicide rates for both Veteran and non-Veteran populations. Data from the report emphasizes that suicide is a public health problem impacting Veterans and non-Veterans across the nation. VA offers within this report a renewed and determined call to unrelentingly address… Read more
VA Releases National Suicide Data Report

VA Releases National Suicide Data Report

Analysis Part of VA’s Comprehensive Examination of More Than 55 Million Death Records WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released findings from its most recent analysis of Veteran suicide data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This report yields several important insights:  Suicide rates increased for both Veterans and non-Veterans, underscoring the fact… Read more
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Project Help will visit St. Mary’s Church in Sparta On January 28, 2018

Event: Project Help will visit St. Mary’s Church in Sparta Date:  January 28, 2018 Project Help, is a local 501(c)(3) charity whose mission it is to help veterans and their families in times of need.  Founder and Executive Director, Sandy Mitchell, will visit St. Mary’s Church on January 28, 2018 at 9:15 am to address the adult forum of parishioners. The… Read more
3rd Annual Rocking 4 Awareness on September 16, 2017

3rd Annual Rocking 4 Awareness on September 16, 2017

Event: The 3rd Annual Rocking 4 Awareness Date: September 16, 2017 Time: 11 am – 7 pm Location:  Gator Harley Davidson 1745 US Highway 441, Leesburg, Florida 34748 More about this Event: Join One Team One Fight 4 PTSD and celebrate our return to Lake County during the 3rd Annual Rocking 4 Awareness on September, 16th 2017 from 11am to 7pm. This… Read more