Mental Health Summits: Meeting the mental health care needs of Veterans and their families is among one of the highest priorities for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). While VA continues to expand mental health resources to meet the needs of Veterans, truly Veteran-centric, recovery-oriented care requires active collaboration and coordination with partners in the community.
If you are in crisis, please call 911, go to your nearest Emergency Room, or call the Veterans Crisis Line available 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255 (Spanish/Español 1-888-628-9454). Veterans press “1” after you call. You can also chat live online with a crisis counselor 24/7 by visiting the Veterans Crisis Line* website.
High Bridge Trail State Park in Virginia; over 30 miles long; a shared-use trail. Is 2,400 feet long and ranges from 60 to 125 feet high. Was originally made of wood and was used for trains. After the last train crossing in 2004, the abandoned tracks were donated (in 2006) to the state park system, and restored between 2008 and 2012.
National Center for PTSD- June is PTSD Awareness Month: Information on the impact of trauma on children and schools, normal and prolonged stress responses, assessment considerations, and intervention models. Includes a video about art therapy.