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Resources for Veterans

Veterans on Campus
Veterans on Campus is a 30-minute, online, interactive training program that uses virtual role-play to help faculty and staff learn more about the needs and experiences of student veterans. 

Veteran Medical Centers and Contacts in Virginia
Locations and contact information of the VA medical centers in Virginia and the counties/cities served by each.

The Virginia Department of Veteran Services
The Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) connects Virginia’s veterans and their families to federal and state benefits, support, quality care, and recognition they have earned.

Virginia Veteran and Family Support
The Virginia Veteran and Family Support Program (VVFS) is operated statewide by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services and provides outreach, connection and support to veterans and their families as they address the challenges of military service, transition, deployments, post traumatic stress or other behavioral health concerns as well as traumatic brain injuries and physical injuries.

Veteran’s Campus Toolkit
This toolkit provides faculty, staff, and administrators resources to support student veterans. The Post 9/11 GI Bill is bringing student veterans to campuses in record numbers. Our aim is to help campuses welcome these men and women by recognizing who they are, and understanding their unique experiences, adjustments, and needs.

VetSuccess on Campus Fact Sheet
The VetSucess on Campus (VSOC) program aims to help student veterans and their qualified dependents succeed and thrive through a coordinated delivery of on-campus benefits assistance and counseling leading to completion of their education and preparing them to enter the labor market in viable careers.

VA Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Guidebook, 2018 ( picture_as_pdf 3.81 MB)
This guidebook highlights information on the range of VA mental health services and related programs designed to address the mental health needs of veterans and their families.

The Real Warriors Campaign
The Real Warriors Campaign encourages help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans, and military families coping with invisible wounds.

The Wounded Warrior Porject
The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) offers interactive programs, rehabilitative retreats, and professional services to help veterans build the resilience they need to overcome mental health challenges.

Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State
The Clearinghouse is an interdisciplinary team of research faculty and staff, and creative services professionals committed to providing outstanding support to professionals who provide programs and services to military families. They are located within the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) at The Pennsylvania State University.

US Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Information on suicide prevention programs and resources provided by the U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline.org's Services for Veterans
This link provides additional information and resources for veterans in crisis.

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