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June is PTSD Awareness Month: Resources for Veterans

Thursday, June 1, 2023 | Category: Mental Health - ME

The Department of Veterans Affairs hosts the “National Center for PTSD,” a national resource for research, treatments and connections to assist individuals experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other traumatic stress. This site offers information for veterans, caregivers, family and friends.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October)

Saturday, October 1, 2022 | Category: Mental Health - ME

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is October 1-31 annually. Domestic violence officially became a separate crime under the Uniform Code of Military Justice when President Donald Trump signed the annual defense authorization act into law next week. Visit the August 9, 2018 Military Times article linked below authored by Leo Shane III.

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (September)

Friday, September 2, 2022 | Category: Mental Health - ME

September is the month designated as the National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Governmental and non-governmental agencies provide services to veterans and their families. Veterans and military can access the 24/7 VA Crisis Line at:

Dial 988 and then Press 1

Mental Health Services at Togus Veterans Hospital to Be Probed

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Category: Mental Health - ME

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General will inspect Maine VA mental health care. The review was requested by U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-2nd District, the top Democrat on the House Veterans Affairs Committee.

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