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Inside Veterans Health

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Suicide Prevention responder Melissa Schwab (at keyboard) relies on health technicians to provide support while engaging a distressed Veteran. Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK.

  • I am here to help, that is my gift to you.

    VA Audiologist Dr. Erica Bush lost her hearing as a child and understands the challenges of Veterans with hearing problems. Read her inspiring story of turning her experiences into helping Veterans.
  • Wanted: Half a Million More Veterans to Volunteer

    It's called the Million Veteran Program and we're half way there. A Veteran from Alabama became the 500,000th Veteran to voluntarily enroll in the program which may help to prevent and treat diseases.
  • Psychologist Led VA Team Responding to Shootings

    Some of America’s best doctors work for VA. We would like you to meet them. After the tragic event in Orlando, a VA doctor led a team of VA employees to help the families of the victims.
  • VA Employees and Vets Walk for Homeless Veterans

    19,000 VA employees and 8,000 Veterans donated clothing and other items worth more than $384,000 for homeless Veterans. And took a healthy walk along the way: VA’s Annual VA2K Walk & Roll.
  • Talking Spiritual about Moral Injury

    VA chaplains help Veterans in many ways, including invisible injuries. Read how one New York VA chaplain works with Veterans dealing with moral injury, helping them cope with memories they push away.
  • VA invites Women Veterans to Chat Online

    The Women Veterans Call Center has a new online, one-to-one chat function. Women Veterans can chat online anonymously via text with a trained woman representative, many of whom are Veterans.
  • Veteran Golden Age Games Underway in Detroit

    Golden Age Games - it is about the rehabilitation value that wellness and fitness provide in the lives of older Veterans and a good time, competition and fellowship with other Veterans.
  • Dying Veteran Emotional Last Request

    Paralyzed by a bullet to his spine in Vietnam combat, Roberto Gonzalez still found many things to enjoy in life. His favorite was his horses. Near the end of his life, he had one last request.
  • Wheelchair Games are about Living Healthy Lives

    All this week VA and the Paralyzed Veterans of America are hosting the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Veterans will participate in 18 wheelchair sports events in Salt Lake City.
  • Butterflies Symbolize Hope for Paralyzed Veterans

    In early May about 30 patients and staff gathered on the front patio of the Milwaukee Veteran Affairs Spinal Cord Injury building to witness a special ceremony: the release of hundreds of butterflies.