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Find out where VA fits into your life with the VA Welcome Kit

Are you aware of ALL the benefits and services you are eligible for? Whether you're just getting out of the service or you've been a civilian for years now, the VA Welcome Kit can help guide you with step-by-step instructions to the benefits and services you've earned. Keep your welcome kit handy so you can turn to it throughout your life—like when it's time to go to school, get a job, buy a house, get health care, retire, or make plans for your care as you age. Please share this resource with your friends and family.


VA announces final community care regulations under MISSION Act

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the publication in the Federal Register of two final regulations as part of its new Veterans Community Care Program under the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act of 2018.
Also: What to expect for community care on June 6VA's new urgent care benefit for Veterans


Even though PTSD treatments work, most people who have PTSD don't seek out treatment

PTSD Month
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Free Talking Books Program for Eligible Veterans

Talking books, audio magazines, and the digital talking-book players needed to use them are provided free of charge, by mail, for as long as you're in the program. Any honorably discharged Veteran who is blind, has low vision, or a disability preventing the reading of traditional materials is eligible. 


National Resource Directory
Did you know the National Resource Directory has more than 14,000 vetted resources available to you right now? Featured Resource Category: Marine for Life Network
The Marine For Life Network (M4L) connects transitioning Marines and their family members to education resources, employment opportunities, and other Veterans services.
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VA recently held a Mental Health Resources Webinar with presentations by the Boulder Crest Retreat, Shepherd Center's SHARE Military Initiative, and the Marcus Institute for Brain Health.

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? Make the Connection Resource Locator
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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