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December 13

RT @VA_PTSD_Info: Did you know that approximately 15% to 35% of people with chronic pain also have #PTSD? Learn about the connection betwee…

December 13

RT @VeteransHealth: When you think of emotional trauma or depression, you may not think of the immune system as part of the healing process…

December 13

RT @iava: .@PaulRieckhoff discussing the extraordinary results veterans experience after receiving access to therapy dogs over being prescr…

December 13

RT @VeteransHealth: Phillip turned to drugs and alcohol to bury memories of his experiences while serving in the U.S. Navy, and ended up ho…

December 13

RT @iava: Here at IAVA we are dedicated to helping veterans transition back into civilian life through our RRRP program. 8,895 veterans and…

December 13

RT @cspyyc: Respect and understanding are at the root of trauma-informed care. https://t.co/iZR40xszPj https://t.co/4go1A8efM6

December 13

RT @AmJPsychiatry: Childhood #sleep and #anxiety disorders can be predictors of later mood disorders. https://t.co/wxreeGrrlL #BipolarDisor…

December 13

RT @cspyyc: We must make the effort to hear and help people who are thinking about suicide and work with them to emphasize the assets, not…

December 13

RT @MedscapePsych: Fentanyl surpasses heroin as the drug most used in overdose deaths in the US. https://t.co/8iH7eAT7Bg https://t.co/9DB5C…

December 13

RT @PsychToday: A third of children with autism haven't been treated for the condition. Here's why it's so hard to access treatment—and why…

December 13

RT @NIMHgov: In a new study, NIMH researchers and others explored the inter-relationships of mood, energy, sleep, and activity in individua…

December 13

RT @JeffTPhD: Using science and data (and hearing about lived experiences) to further understand suicide in order to do my best to prevent…

November 30

RT @NIMHgov: Research supported by the National Institute of Mental Health has shown that a shorter therapy (written exposure therapy) may…

November 30

RT @NIMHgov: Using a new molecular method, NIMH-supported researchers discovered brain circuitry essential for alertness, or vigilance. Con…

November 30

RT @PsychToday: Science-based strategies to help stressed-out people relax and recover their equilibrium https://t.co/wHUf3ZvgwL

November 30

RT @MSN: US life expectancy drops; drugs and suicide partly to blame https://t.co/g48UrZcVSF

November 30

RT @PsychToday: A new study suggests that people with psychopathic tendencies are more likely to emerge as leaders at work https://t.co/LFA…

November 30

RT @CSGJC: Don't miss this webinar taking place Dec. 12 that will cover strategies to reduce recidivism among people who have mental illnes…

November 30

RT @mnt_psychology: Depression: Electrical stimulation can 'significantly' improve mood https://t.co/0MldXAavri @mnt_psychology #depression…

November 30

RT @JAMA_current: Therapy designed to increase cognitive, physical, and social activity prevented cognitive decline in black individuals wi…

November 30

RT @cspyyc: The abuse of alcohol or drugs is second to depression as the most frequent risk factor for suicidal behaviour. https://t.co/fVb…

November 30

RT @samhsagov: Facing important decisions about your recovery from opioid use disorder? Check out this tool to help you consider if medica…

November 30

RT @HIVGov: #FactFriday #WorldAIDSDay is tomorrow and you still have time to get involved. Read more about getting involved for events such…

November 2

RT @JAMAPsych: With 6625 participants, 11 different psychotherapies and 4 control conditions—this study suggests Group #CBT may be the best…

November 2

RT @PsychToday: It's normal to resist the idea of group therapy. Here are 3 good reasons to face your fear and try it anyway. https://t.co/…

November 2

RT @starsandstripes: The number of homeless veterans declined in 34 states last year. https://t.co/70PmcALv5B

November 2

RT @VeteransHealth: This time of year can bring on stress, depression and other challenges. For Shaunne, depression stemmed from her physic…

November 2

RT @PaulRieckhoff: Another important story below the radar w election chaos. And another topic every candidate running for office should ad…

November 2

RT @starsandstripes: HUD reports drop to 37,878 homeless veterans in 2018 https://t.co/70PmcB35X9 https://t.co/egcVrGDlNJ

November 2

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Veteran homelessness has declined by nearly half since 2010 and by more than 5% since 2017. We’re moving in the right d…

November 2

RT @VeteransHealth: Many Veterans like VA Secretary @SecWilkie's father, a Vietnam #Veteran, are victims of the effects of severe, chronic…

November 2

RT @VA_PTSD_Info: Providers: Learn how to screen and refer your patients for #PTSD: https://t.co/LUneB4lXCF

October 31

RT @DeptVetAffairs: 'Haunted house' renovated into Veterans mental health clinic at North Carolina VA https://t.co/eryL3mFCjo via @BlueRidg…

October 31

RT @DeptVetAffairs: VA’s 2018 National Creative Arts Festival https://t.co/LTLDWSMi2R via #VAntagePoint

October 31

RT @iava: This week, our member @Sneaky_Ghillie delivered a powerful testimony on our Rapid Response Referral Program (RRRP) team's impact…

October 31

RT @VeteransHealth: Many Veterans like VA Secretary @SecWilkie's father, a Vietnam #Veteran, are victims of the effects of severe, chronic…

October 15

RT @opioidjustice: "The report says the societal benefit of eliminating opioid overdoses, death and use disorders reached $115 billion in 2…

October 15

RT @Med_Speaks: A very important project for the #opiodepidemic! The #HEALInitiative hopes to find ways to manage #chronicpain without #opi…

October 15

RT @samhsagov: Even when used as prescribed, legal #opioids may have a potential for misuse. Understand the risks: https://t.co/oJzFRGUxCO…

October 15

RT @aiolien: *Very* interesting #researchpaper with collabs from NORMENT in @JAMAPsych revealing a big problem with averaging patients by d…

October 15

RT @PsychCentral: The Clinician’s Guide to Helping Client’s Heal from Trauma Bonds: Breaking Free from Toxic Relationships https://t.co/ikk…

October 15

RT @PsychToday: Whether people sleep longer than 8 hours a night is associated with differences in cognitive ability https://t.co/BBO8C1Ntmd

October 15

RT @PsychToday: The human brain is capable of astonishing feats, including echolocation, “seeing” behind itself, and another trick that loo…

October 15

RT @afspnational: Is suicide genetic? Learn more about what we know from #Science2StopSuicide at https://t.co/7vIRJTNtyo https://t.co/7Yb7y…

October 15

RT @PsychToday: People with Borderline Personality Disorder have an unusual response to social acceptance—which may prevent them from estab…

October 15

RT @PsychCentral: Check out our latest podcast from A Bipolar & A Schizophrenic - https://t.co/I9PRWXXp0T

October 15

RT @VeteransHealth: VA medical centers use telehealth video-to-home services to provide care to Veterans with mental health diagnoses. http…