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February 9, 2018
February 1, 2018

Warning about a new VA program

Some of you may have seen the letter pictured below and attached to this message. 

January 5, 2018

Denton's Ginger Simonson referred us to this blog by Marji Campbell, Ph.D., Associate Director of Psychological Health Research, Deployment Health Clinical Center for the Department of Defense

 

Combat Addiction: Fact or Fiction?


 

December 11, 2017

It’s been a while since I updated here, while the team makes many underlying changes to the site to increase ease of use, accuracy of searches, and enhance collaborative support.  With the Army’s win in the Army-Navy game it is a good time to talk about my old hangouts.

Happy 100th Birthday, 4th Infantry Division.  Though based in Colorado now, Fort Hood will always have a place in it for the Ivy Division – steadfast and loyal!

January 9, 2019

Information and training links for the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale for volunteers, PSC, and advocates

October 27, 2017

Originally published by: Posted by Defense Health Agency Public Affairs, read complete article at 

October 25, 2017

What are you going to do about it?

Suicide sucks but so what?  What are you going to do about it? 

October 17, 2017

Posted by DCoE Public Affairs  October 16, 2017

depression 101

Myth: Depression is not a wide spread issue in America. The new statistics for depression are in, and they may surprise you. Getting educated about depression is important. Take a look at these myths and facts to better understand depression, and how to approach it if you or someone you know is struggling.

October 11, 2017

One advantage to locating TexVet at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center is seeing great students like Tillman Scholar Andrew Fisher and how they translate their military experience to make a better society. In this piece, the HSC's Vital Record reports on training the Ranger and combat veteran led through the HSC's partnership with Fort Hood.

September 14, 2017

From the Military Health System Communication Office at https://health.mil/News/Articles/2017/09/12/Resources-and-resiliency-hel...

September 8, 2017

 

From our friends at the Texas Suicide Prevention Council :

 

World Suicide Prevention Day – September 10, 2017:  Take 5 to Save Lives

 

September 8, 2017

September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in the Defense Department, and also in mental health communities worldwide. At the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) our mission is to bring the military community resources on psychological health and traumatic brain injury prevention and treatment, which ultimately helps in the battle against suicide.

September 5, 2017

From our friends at Combined Arms (www.CombinedArms.us)

September 1, 2017

We’ve been proud to be included as a resource for local PBS affiliate KRLU’s presentation of Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” including locally produced content from veterans like Don Dorsey and Glen Towery.

September 1, 2017

Good morning all – we want to thank everyone for the amazing responses to Hurricane Harvey and the continuing care, volunteers, and rescues of our friends and families in Houston.  Nearly every Veteran group we can think of is doing amazing work there, especially out of Combined Arms, Team Rubicon, and others.  Everyone wants to do something – they feel they must do SOMETHING.  Too often this means donations.  We heard from a great Veteran group yesterday offering a really needed service but, rather than man

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