Thursday, January 9, 2020

Free Audiobooks for Veterans, VA Insurance Options, Cervical Cancer Screenings, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and VA partner

Resources for Providers Who Serve Veterans

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Stress Resources

7 stress resources Veterans can use right now

As a Veteran, you might experience difficult life events or challenges after leaving the military. We're here to help no matter how big or small the problem may be. VA's resources address the unique stressors and experiences that Veterans face — and we're just a click, call, text, or chat away.


Cervical cancer screenings for women Veterans

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. VA health care provides Women Vets with the option to receive gynecologic care, including cervical cancer screenings.
VA encourages you to talk to your primary care provider about cervical cancer testing because early detection can help save your life.


Which VA life insurance program is best for you?

VA offers life insurance programs that provide financial security and peace of mind for service members, Veterans, and their families. These insurance programs have specific eligibility criteria, insurance terms, and application processes.



Supporting Providers Who Serve Veterans with Suicide Prevention Resources

VA's Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program (SRM) provides one free hour of consultation services for community or VA providers who work with Veterans at risk for suicide.
SRM experts only consult with PROVIDERS on suicide risk management and does not provide any direct care or support to Veterans. If you are a Veteran in crisis — or you're concerned about one — free, confidential support is available 24/7. Call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, send a text message to 838255, or chat online. Find Veteran Suicide Prevention information and resources on the Veterans Crisis Line website.


Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and VA partner for Final Salute: The Last Mile

Final Salute
It was a chance meeting between a Tampa VA Medical Center employee and a funeral director that led to a program that now honors deceased Veterans who have no one else to honor them as they transition to their final resting place.
Final Salute: The Last Mile provides a motorcycle escort to the Florida National Cemetery for Veterans who pass at Tampa and Bay Pines VA Medical Centers and who have no family to claim their remains.


Free Braille and Talking Book Program for Veterans

Any honorably discharged Veteran who is blind, has low vision, or a disability preventing the reading of traditional materials is eligible.The Braille and Talking Books Program is accomplished through a nationwide network of libraries to serve citizens and Veterans living inside the U.S. or abroad.


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National Resource Directory
Did you know the National Resource Directory has more than 14,000 vetted resources available to you right now? 

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No Veteran Should Be Without a Place to Call Home

Free Help for Homeless Veterans Dial 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) for 24/7 access VA's services for homeless and at-risk Veterans
Homeless Veteran Chat Confidential, 24/7 online support for homeless Veterans and friends for more information

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

Contact the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255.)

Also, learn about no-cost PTS treatment programs.

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