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February 16, 2018

I've debated sharing this personal story, but the fact is ... we lose too many to suicide every day, including our Veterans. 

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!

November 9, 2017

Thanks to Olie Pope from the Travis County Veteran Service Office for sharing this list with us:

Veterans Day Events and Discounts begin November 7th through November 18th, 2017

*Dates and Times for the following events are subject to change without Notice

 

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.

October 9, 2017

You asked, we listened.

Now Texvet.org’s veteran resources are available locally.

 

Click your link below and easily see: 
emergency funds, homeless help, housing, mental health resources, 
even socialization opportunities, all specific to your 211’s coverage area!

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)

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