Tagged: TBI

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
Polarity at Clear Path for Veterans

Polarity at Clear Path for Veterans

Polarity at Clear Path for Veterans About this Event A non-invasive healing energy practice that calms and sedates the central nervous system through a series of gentle touches. Polarity uses acupressure as an alternative to acupuncture. All pain and illness stem from the disturbance or blockage of energy flow in the body. This technique alleviates overall mind-body stress by balancing… Read more
4th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Expo & Resource Fair

4th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Expo & Resource Fair

About this Event This annual event hosted by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) and Intrepid Spirit Concussion Recovery Center includes 50+ organizations providing TBI-related resources for Active- Duty Service Members, Veterans, Caregivers, Medical Providers, & Commands. *Please note that this event is ONLY open to those who have access to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune This event… 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
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

Operation Engage America – Norfolk NE Veteran Resource Fair

Event: Operation Engage America – Norfolk, Nebraska Veteran Resource Fair Date: Saturday Sept 24th, 2016 Time: From 1pm-4pm (vendors set up at 12:00pm) Location: Lifelong Learning Center -Northeast Community College Campus 801 East Benjamin Ave Norfolk, NE 68701 Event into: The goal of the Operation Engage America – Norfolk resource fair is to create an invigorating and educational day of awareness… Read more