VA Home Loan Tips, Xbox Adaptive Controllers, #CarryTheLoad Across the Country, Mental Health Month

Resources for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors

Recovery Begins Now

The Moment When Recovery Begins

Life is made up of countless moments. And in a Veteran's mental health journey, these moments may signify small steps or major milestones in the larger recovery process — when the Veteran decided to seek help, responded to a loved one who reached out, or felt that things were finally turning around. One moment can make a difference. Get inspired — Watch and read more than 600 stories of Veterans who acted on their moment. 


Xbox Adaptive Controller is helping VA medical centers support Veterans

Xbox Rehab Controller Veterans
Microsoft is partnering with the VA to provide Xbox Adaptive Controller units to 22 initial VA rehab centers across the U.S. VA staff will engage with Veterans using the equipment and share feedback with Microsoft on therapeutic utility and the Veteran experience. Discuss on RallyPoint


10 things most Veterans don't know about VA home loans

VA Home Loan
More than 21 million Veterans and Servicemembers live in the U.S. today, but only about 6 percent of them bought a home using a VA home loan in the past five years. That percentage could be much higher. Get your VA Certificate of Eligibility today! Discuss on RallyPoint


#CarryTheLoad on VA Podcast

Carry the load podcast
#CarryTheLoad is marching 11,000 miles across the country, stopping at 26 VA National Cemeteries, in 17 states to honor the Americans who died defending our nation and its values.
On VA's podcast, U.S Navy SEAL Veteran Stephen Holley, Naval Academy Quarterback and Carry The Load Co-founder and CEO explains why #NoVeteranEverDies and how you can get involved.


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Top Questions (and answers):

I medically retired in February. When can I expect my first disability check from the VA?

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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 166 VA Medical Centers across the country? Find your local VA Medical Center
Talk with other Veterans who have walked in your shoes on RallyPoint. Like U.S. Army Veteran Michael T. - "Hey brother, I know exactly how you are feeling I've been there myself...Proud of you."

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

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