VA Facilities Now Offer Same-day Care for Urgent Primary and Mental Health-care Needs.

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“Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a major milestone, that 100 percent of its more than 1,000 medical facilities across the country now offer same-day services for urgent primary and mental health-care needs.” https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=3998

In honor of Veterans Day, find out what APA is doing to support military personnel and veterans, their families and their communities, as well as the psychologists who conduct health research with and provide direct services to these military-connected populations. 

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American Psychological Association

 

In honor of Veterans Day, find out what APA is doing to support military personnel and veterans, their families and their communities, as well as the psychologists who conduct health research with and provide direct services to these military-connected populations. APA works to support military personnel and veterans, their families and their communities, as well as the psychologists who conduct health research with and provide direct services to these military-connected populations. Read more at http://www.apa.org/advocacy/military-veterans/index.aspx

American Disabilities Act (ADA) information for Veterans.

ADA

National Network
Information, Guidance, and Training on the
Americans with Disabilities Act

Read more at http://adata.org/topic/veterans

Dorchester County Veteran Affairs Office.

The Veteran Affairs Office assist County’s veteran and their families in all matters that pertain to veterans and Veteran Benefits. Program Description: The Veterans’ Affairs office assists all ex-service personnel with financial compensation claims including but not limited to:

  • Hospitalization
  • Training
  • Insurance Benefits

These services are extended to eligible dependents, including parents, widows, children, and orphans of ex-service personnel. Read more at https://www.dorchestercountysc.gov/services/veteran-affairs

Caregiving Benefits for Veterans: The Top Benefits and Resources Available.

Caregiving Benefits for Veterans: The Top Benefits and Resources Available

PTSD: National Center for PTSD.

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Learn what to expect following a traumatic event and how to manage stress reactions. Read more at https://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/treatment/cope/index.asp