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Sulani Perera, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Director of VANYHHS PTSD Program (Manhattan) and Carolyn Weiss, PhD, Clinical PsychologistWorking Towards Recovery
New PTSD group creates a safe space for women Veterans with PTSD who have survived childhood sexual abuse and/or Military Sexual Trauma (MST). to come together and work towards their recovery.
Woman on the phone.Be There
We can all play a role in preventing suicide but many people don't know what they can do to support the Veteran or Servicemember in their life who is going through a difficult time.
Marine Corps Veteran Stephen Harmon and Charlene HarmonWhat cannot be undone
Combat Veterans have returned with disabling angst about things they’ve done or could have done differently while in the service. What makes them feel so responsible? How does one Veteran live with himself?
Marine Corps Veteran Jose Adames and Psychologist Dr. Lisa GettingsBottled Up Emotions & Blackouts
No question, back from war, blackouts undermine reintegration and positive communications. Marine Corps Veteran talks about how Cognitive Processing Therapy with Psychologist Dr. Lisa Gettings has been very helpful.
Dr. Jennifer Friedberg and Dr. Joanna DogninWoman 2 Woman Colorectal Health
An informational session for women Veterans on Colorectal Health and Colonoscopy is being held at VA's Manhattan Campus this week to address a topic that causes stress and anxiety for many women.
Dr. Marion Eakin and Army Veteran Greg KolodziejczykGreen Thumb
True respect and caring has extended to saving his life....Iraq Army Veteran acknowledges VA NY Harbor Healthcare System staff who unwaveringly support him in his recovery. He now hopes to assist fellow Veterans.
Coast Guard Veteran Neill DrakeTravel, Healing & Generosity
Getting a tattoo as part of a promotion for a new pizza shop entitled Coast Guard Veteran Neill Drake to vouchers for 52 free pizzas. And, he has donated his prize to homeless Veterans.
HEp. C and Dental ScreeningsAnswers and Screenngs
Dozens of Veterans of all eras streamed into the All Queens Veterans engagement event held all-day July 15 at VA's St. Albans Campus. Veterans had the chance to have questions on different topics answered.
Dr. Frank Tuminelli, Residency Director, Graduate Prosthodontics, VANYHHSWorld of Change
Getting a full bottom row of teeth implanted in one visit? "It's the latest advance in Prosthodontics," says Dr. Frank Tuminelli, recipient of the American College of Prosthodontists 2017 Educator of the Year Award.
US Army Veteran Fred Downs demonstrates a practical use of the newly launched LUKE Arm at VA's Manhattan campus.Two Thumbs Up!
US Army Veteran Fred Downs demonstrates a practical use of the newly launched LUKE Arm at VA's Manhattan campus. The prosthetic's mind boggling capabilities give users huge personal freedom.

From the Veterans Health Administration

HealtheVet New Home pageMy HealtheVet has a New Look - Check it Out!
The next generation of My HealtheVet is here, and we think you will like what you see! The new site was recently redesigned with new colors and a cleaner look. Check it out today!
Veteran and volunteer in golf kartNational Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament
The National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament, being held this week in Iowa City, Iowa, gives disabled Veterans an opportunity to learn new skills and strengthen their self-esteem.
Veteran Daniel Glanz shows off the new prosthetic hand, an iLimb QuantumVeteran Receives High-tech Prosthetic Hand
Afghanistan Veteran Daniel Glanz has a brand new prosthetic hand, an iLimb Quantum, with functions that are programmable with a smartphone app and can change functions with a simple gesture.
Veteran Alexandrea Gries and her service dog ShermanVeteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans
Combat Veteran Alexandrea Gries shares her experiences with Veterans to help them overcome their obstacles and issues. “VA is probably the single biggest reason why I'm still alive.”
Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans
At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.
Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.

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