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April 24

RT @starsandstripes: A computer program can analyze the voices of war veterans and determine which of them has post-traumatic stress disord…

April 17

RT @DeptVetAffairs: VA ensures Veterans have same-day access to emergency mental health care https://t.co/5ARueCb7bN

April 17

RT @iava: Thank you @StarTribune for this powerful editorial & featuring our work: Vets are dying where they went seeking help. https://t.c…

April 17

RT @starsandstripes: Federal authorities have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distrib…

April 17

RT @iava: Ready to make an impact with your summer? We are recruiting summer interns NOW! Don't miss out and apply. 👇 https://t.co/4xuWq1Z6…

April 15

RT @PsychToday: Why do so many women get passed over for leadership positions? One reason is that people prefer style over substance, says…

April 15

RT @PsychCentral: Four Steps to Manage Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder https://t.co/TZefu9DCmW

April 15

RT @cspyyc: Ensuring people receive the proper care after a suicide is critical. Those who have been exposed to suicide are at greater risk…

April 15

RT @PsychToday: For a child, learning to judge people as trustworthy or not is just as important as learning to love. @TerriApter explains…

April 15

RT @VeteransHealth: VA is committed to connecting former Guard and Reserve members with tools that support mental health and promote health…

April 15

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Veteran Column: VA offers options to help Veterans manage stress https://t.co/d0O7vvxhhQ via @StwNewsPress

April 15

RT @VeteransHealth: Mindfulness: Is it good medicine for #Veterans with PTSD? What does @VAResearch show? https://t.co/xJvqqcoz1p

April 15

RT @rhreid: Three veterans in five days die by suicide at #VA facilities https://t.co/zleVlZDdI7

April 15

RT @starsandstripes: A @USNavy statement, signed by Vice Adm. Robert Burke, clarifies that there is no policy prohibiting servicemembers to…

April 15

RT @VeteransHealth: Did you know that #Veterans who describe themselves as lonely may be at higher risk for suicide? Clinicians can find th…

April 15

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Effort launched to connect employers, Veterans in Capital Region https://t.co/rGu0Z7lKE4 via @dgazette

April 15

RT @brainline: From not being able to walk or talk, Army Veteran Cathy Davis now makes presentations at polytrauma conferences: https://t.c…

April 15

RT @DeptVetAffairs: #VAResearchNewsBrief: @vaportland Health Care System #researchers examined the existing evidence on the link between tr…

April 15

RT @VeteransHealth: Its normal to feel sadness, grief or low energy at times — but #depression differs from regular bouts of emotion. Learn…

April 10

RT @CDCgov: We all have a role to play in the fight against prescription #opioids. CDC’s new #RxAwareness campaign can help: https://t.co/8…

April 10

RT @ArashEmamzadeh: Why do #trauma victims develop #depression? I discuss a new study that finds support for a behavioral mechanism. @Psych…

April 10

RT @MedscapePsych: Reports of relapses and suicides are tempering excitement over #ketamine's rapid relief for severe #depression. https://…

April 10

RT @holleemcginnis: Mind blown by @sandrogalea and his keynote on population mental health @gchallenges @NIMHgov #GCCNIMH Global Mental Hea…

April 10

RT @starsandstripes: Capt. Tara Fields said she has been vocal about trying to make changes, but her efforts to address suicide were met wi…

April 10

RT @VA_PTSD_Info: “It wasn’t until my wife…realized my mood swings.” U.S. #Veteran Joe Duarte’s spouse pointed out his #PTSD symptoms: http…

April 10

RT @VA_PTSD_Info: Dr. Alauna Curry discusses the benefits of antidepressant medications for #PTSD: https://t.co/iId2KLlV3I

April 10

RT @MilitaryTimes: VA secretary’s health care fight could affect the department for decades to come https://t.co/yGD8m5WPAr https://t.co/Eq…

April 10

RT @nikkiwentling: After a Kansas National Guard brigade experienced several suicides in the past six months, Capt. Tara Fields became voca…

April 10

RT @starsandstripes: .@DeptVetAffairs leaders oppose an effort underway in Congress to create a fourth administration within the agency foc…

March 26

RT @VAsurgeons: According to an independent Dartmouth study published in @AnnalsofIM Dept of #Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals outperform pr…

March 26

RT @nikkiwentling: Here's background on the VA's FY 2020 budget request, which is a 9.5% increase from 2019. @SenatorIsakson: "We have a…

March 26

RT @nikkiwentling: Wilkie on the state of the VA: "I don’t believe we're any longer on the cusp of transformation. We are in the middle of…

March 21

RT @NIAIDNews: Early-stage trial of experimental drug to treat #OpioidUseDisorder is now open at @NIHClinicalCenter. https://t.co/lag2khEKl…

March 21

RT @pewhealth: Women’s risk factors for opioid misuse are different than those faced by men – for example, they’re more likely to be prescr…

March 21

RT @MFIRecovery: #OpioidAddiction drives the epidemic, with more than 47,700 #overdose-related deaths associated with prescription #opioids…

March 21

RT @2050CyberSurfer: #Britain's National Portrait Gallery severs ties with #Sacklerfamily over links to #US #OpioidCrisis 🚨More than 2 mil…

March 21

RT @PsychToday: People often think of ADHD as a childhood condition—which means many adults with ADHD don't get the treatment they need htt…

March 21

RT @DrPhilMuskin: New drug for #postpartumdepression #depression has great promise. But, how will it play out in real time, with real insur…

March 21

RT @APAPsychiatric: There has been much public misconception about #dutytowarn, the requirement of #mentalhealth professionals to warn of p…

March 21

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Landlords: You can help #EndVeteranHomelessness by getting involved with the HUD-VASH program, which has helped tens of…

March 21

RT @rhreid: Federal watchdog says #VA leadership failures are to blame for GI Bill payment issues - Stripes https://t.co/g6XRmkvYO1

March 21

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Veterans talking Veterans back from the brink: A new approach to policing and lives in crisis https://t.co/tUTatuJ4q8 v…

February 26

RT @DeptVetAffairs: In one year, VA improves mental health care for transitioning service members https://t.co/ZU4BRvXIRC #VAntagePoint

February 26

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Former first sergeant finds healing at Vet Center, learns self-care after service https://t.co/EMdY1RzEV9 #VAntagePoint

February 26

RT @nikkiwentling: .@DWStweets questions Wilkie about vet suicide. Says she was "horrified" to learn of it happening in VA parking lots. We…

February 26

RT @nikkiwentling: Secretary Wilkie will testify tomorrow at @VetAffairsDems during a hearing titled, "VA 2030: A Vision for the Future of…

February 26

RT @nikkiwentling: "I’d be lying to you if I said I was going to look to fill all those vacancies." - Secretary Wilkie's response to new VA…