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

June 27th Marks 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… 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

VA to Provide Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to Some Veterans with Chronic PTSD

Join over 300,000 supporters On… WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will offer Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) as a treatment option for a small number of Veterans with persistent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms resistant to standard options. Providers from the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System and the VA Northern California Health Care… 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

2nd Annual Healing Our Nation’s Warriors Gala

Benefiting The Surrender Project Pensacola, FL, June 23, 2017– Healing Our Nation’s Warriors Gala, 7p.m. – 10p.m., New World Landing Every 65 minutes warrior loses all hope and commits suicide—22 lives lost everyday The Healing Our Nation’s Warriors Gala is a night to come together and show support for our military veterans. Our aim is to collectively heal these warriors… Read more