Tagged: Military sexual trauma

VA to host Women Veterans’ Information Fair

“The purpose of this outreach effort is to support women veterans on their health journey within VA,” Mark Morgan, Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System director, said. “We will not only have information on VA health services specific to women veterans, but also display the welcoming and supporting environments we have created for them. We encourage all women veterans not… Read more

VA to host Women Veterans’ Information Fair

The Eastern Oklahoma Veterans Affairs Health Care System on May 12-18 is hosting a Women’s Health Week and free Women Veterans Information Fairs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on May 15 at its outpatient clinic in Tulsa and on May 16 at its medical center in Muskogee. “The purpose of this outreach effort is to support women veterans on… Read more

June 27, 2014 Marks PTSD Awareness Day

About PTSD Awareness The National Center for PTSD promotes awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Starting in 2010, Congress named June 27th PTSD Awareness Day (S. Res. 455). Since then, during the month of June, we ask everyone to help us raise PTSD awareness. Following trauma, most people experience stress reactions but many do not develop PTSD. Mental… Read more

PTSD Resources List of Organizations and Government Agencies

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Department of Veterans Affairs To provide a wealth of resources to our US Veterans, VA is made up of three branches, Veterans Health (VHA), Veterans Benefits (VBA), and Cemetery. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) This VHA site provides access to apply for health benefits. Read real stories from Inside Veterans Health, or access the… Read more

National PTSD Awareness Day June 27th: Ways to Help PTSD Victims

June 27th is PTSD Awareness Day June 27th is PTSD Awareness Day.  The VA’s National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is working to increase PTSD awareness.  The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers this list ten ways you can help those suffering with PTSD: Ten ways community members can help: Understand that anyone can experience trauma, such as… Read more

PTSD Resources List of Organizations and Government Agencies

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Here is a growing list of Organizations, VA Departments and U.S. Government Agencies who are all working together to create awareness of PTSD and find effective treatments that can help: Department of Veterans Affairs To provide a wealth of resources to our US Veterans, VA is made up of three branches,… Read more