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ONE MISSION. ONE VOICE.
Roughly half of Veterans in this country aren’t connected to VA or a Veteran Service Organization. Mission Roll Call is trying to reach all Veterans, to learn how to better serve them. Every Voice Matters. Stand and be counted, make your voice heard.
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“America is best when it takes care of those who have taken care of America,” VA Secretary Robert Wilkie
On the final day of the 2019 VA/DoD Suicide Prevention Conference, Secretary Wilkie called upon all Americans to work together to prevent suicide among service members and Veterans. “The most definitive answer that we can give to our fellow Americans and to our Veterans, is that this is a task that we will all conquer together.” September is Suicide Prevention Month and an opportunity for Americans to ask themselves how they can Be There for a Veteran.
REAch Veteran Toolbox Program has shipped more than 8,000 Free Toolboxes
In 2012, WWII Veteran and former POW Clarence Robert “Bud” Shepherd created the REAch program to assist Post-9/11 combat wounded with the Veteran Toolbox Program. He provides Vets with free toolboxes filled with tools to assist with their transition into civilian life. Although Post-9/11 Purple Heart Veterans are priority for the program, all Veterans can apply.
VA Podcast: USMC Veteran Todd Boeding talks Carry the Load
Marine Veteran Todd Boeding talks about Carry the Load's volunteer opportunity to honor heroes this September 11th at VA National Cemeteries.
Finding Your Path to Better Sleep
If you have problems falling asleep, staying asleep or waking too early, you are not alone. For many Veterans, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i) is a great option. To make CBT-i available to all Veterans, VA has developed a free, anonymous online course called Path to Better Sleep.
Did you know the National Resource Directory has more than 14,000 vetted resources available to you right now? Featured Resource: Legacy Corps
Legacy Corps is a community-based caregiver support program by and for Veterans of all wars and Veteran/Military families. Legacy Corps utilizes highly trained volunteers to provide a range of caregiver support services including in-home respite care, information, and linkages to other community support systems, hospital to home transition services, and other related services.
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WEBINAR 3: How Safe Firearm Storage Can Prevent Veteran Suicide
Encouraging safe firearm storage to prevent Veteran suicide
Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 2–3 p.m. ET / 11 a.m.-12 p.m. PT
Webinar for visual & chat: https://va-eerc-ees.adobeconnect.com/partnerships
Audio Only: VANTS: 1-800-767-1750; participant access code: 52655
RSVP: Please send your name and email address to OMHSPpartnershipinfo@va.gov
Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one?
Did you know that VA offers same day services in Primary Care and Mental Health at 172 VA Medical Centers across the country? Make the Connection Resource Locator
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