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November 3, 2017

How To #BeTheDifference This November

November 11 is Veterans Day, so we’re focusing on veteran and military mental health for the entire month of November.…

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May 24, 2017

A Tangible Helping Mechanism

Female veterans are two to five times more likely to commit suicide than civilian women. NPR host David Green spoke…

Be The Difference, Veterans
November 10, 2015

OP ED: Deadlier than War: Veterans Remain at Risk

Mental Health First Aid for Veterans is an eight-hour course that teaches about the unique challenges faced by members of…

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November 9, 2015

OP ED: What you should do for veterans

As a Mental Health First Aid for Veterans instructor, I have trained 900 First Aiders, including veterans, law enforcement, pastors,…

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October 2, 2015

Over 60 Aussie motorcyclists ride across U.S. for mental health

The group helped fund Mental Health First Aid, a program that trains veterans and first responders on how to interact…

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July 16, 2015

GE Donates $3,000 to Mental Health America of Roanoke Valley

GE is donating $3,000 to Mental Health America of Roanoke Valley (MHARV) to support educational programs focused on teen and…

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July 2, 2015

4 Ways You Can Support Veterans Living With PTSD in…

With Independence Day upon us, learn some ways you can help support those who have served our country. 1)  Put…

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July 2, 2015

4 Ways You Can Support Veterans Living With PTSD in…

With Independence Day upon us, learn some ways you can help support those who have served our country. 1)  Put…

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July 2, 2015

4 Ways You Can Support Veterans Living With PTSD in…

With Independence Day upon us, learn some ways you can help support those who have served our country. 1)  Put…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Veterans
May 26, 2015

Doctor talks about mental health among war veterans

Mental health is a concern among veterans of war. Studies have found veterans are much more likely to commit suicide than…

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February 12, 2015

President Obama’s Plan to Address Our Nation’s Urgent Mental Health…

President Obama’s recently proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Budget provides the nation with an unprecedented opportunity to address America’s urgent…

Healthcare, News, Veterans, Youth Mental Health
November 26, 2014

Statement – Minister Fantino launches action plan to respond to…

…in response to the findings of the Auditor General’s report, I am pleased to launch the Veterans Affairs Mental Health Services…

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