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January 29

RT @TakeMedsSerious: There are effective treatments for pain that aren't #opioids! This program from @COHospitalAssn and @CenturaHealth sho…

January 29

RT @AP: Hundreds of thousands of families have now lost loved ones to #opioids. But who helps them once the chaos of addiction ends and a d…

January 29

RT @PsychCentral: Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy joins the show to talk about mental health and addiction parity, and how anyone can be…

January 29

RT @PsychiatricNews: Children aged 2 and 3 years who spend a greater amount of time watching TV or playing on a smartphone or computer than…

January 29

RT @PsychCentral: Key Nutrients Tied to Better Brain Connectivity in Older Adults https://t.co/LEhXvsTJss #Aging https://t.co/RxwDTMNkfF

January 29

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Salt Lake City Vet Center’s Vietnam Veterans Support Group is an opportunity for Veterans to socialize with others who…

January 24

RT @DeptVetAffairs: VA to implement appeals modernization in February https://t.co/7TjdOMlYJE via @LakeCoNews

January 24

RT @ConnectingVets: Coast Guard families take their shutdown stories to the Hill.https://t.co/cadlkqS3cO

January 24

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Department of Veterans Affairs making suicide prevention a top clinical priority https://t.co/MMecMhVgON via @WDTnews

January 24

RT @starsandstripes: A measure was reintroduced in the House on Wednesday to provide relief to military spouses facing deportation, with pa…

January 24

RT @starsandstripes: The Pentagon will not immediately implement President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender men and women serving in the m…

January 24

RT @starsandstripes: More than five years of doubt ended Wednesday for U.S. Army veteran Joseph Steenbeke, who’s longed to adopt Tess — the…

January 24

RT @DeptVetAffairs: VA was there when Scott needed help coping with PTSD after leaving the service. Watch his story and #ExploreVA to lear…

January 24

RT @VA_PTSD_Info: Feeling hopeless, being withdrawn and loss of intimacy are just a few of the many common reactions to #trauma: https://t.…

January 17

RT @PsychToday: How breathing exercises and yoga can help with depression, anxiety disorders, and post-traumatic stress https://t.co/wnssNd…

January 17

RT @MedscapePsych: Only 45% of psychiatrists report having a happy marriage. https://t.co/Yqo7fkvkGd https://t.co/z8cN4CnTqs

January 17

RT @DSHRecruit: On December 15, 1890, nearly 5,000 people traveled to San Bernardino to take part in the laying of the cornerstone of the C…

January 17

RT @NIMHgov: The cerebellum is a part of the brain that plays a role in balance, movement & coordination in the body. In a new, NIMH-funded…

January 17

RT @PsychiatricNews: Children whose parents employed punitive discipline styles tended to have fewer conduct problems and less hyperactivit…

January 17

RT @VAVetBenefits: The #StateofVA broadcast w/SECVA @SecWilkie will begin shortly, and can be viewed online here: https://t.co/9cAXcpDLEA

January 17

RT @DeptVetAffairs: "My single most important clinical priority is ending Veteran suicide, and we’re making great strides improving mental…

January 17

RT @VetsExperience: Veterans trust VA more, according to the latest survey results. @SecWilkie @DeptVetAffairs #CX #CXCAPGoals #StateofVA #…

January 17

RT @VAPartnerships: VA Secretary Robert Wilkie addressed the Student Veterans of America National Conference last week via live stream from…

January 17

RT @VeteransHealth: A 2018 Partnership for Public Service survey ranks VA in the top ten Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. #Ch…

January 17

RT @VeteransHealth: #VA partners with @IndyFund to bring together #Veterans who have served together in some of the toughest combat conditi…

January 17

RT @VeteransHealth: BREATHE is a four-week video program that provides coaching and techniques on diaphragmatic breathing, or deep breathin…

January 17

RT @Military1Source: The Military OneSource call center 800 number will be unavailable for a 10-minute period between 12:45 and 1:15 a.m. E…

January 11

RT @MedscapePsych: SAD is a discrete disease, part of a mood cycle that also includes mania. Help your patients best manage this cycle. #Me…

January 11

RT @DeptVetAffairs: #ICYMI, check out this recap of the #ExploreVA Facebook Live event with @TeamRWB on VA health care tools and technologi…

January 9

RT @MHNewsHub: Mental health news, AMERICA: 'U.S. HEALTH CARE RANKED WORST IN THE DEVELOPED WORLD.' https://t.co/iS8PpsPT4n

January 8

RT @samhsagov: Available en Español! SAMHSA’s “Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit” for facts, resources, and information on #opioids and op…

January 8

RT @NORML: Study: Chronic pain patients with access to medical #marijuana are significantly more likely to reduce or cease the use of #opio…

January 8

RT @MedscapePsych: Neuroinflammation linked to #depression and suicidal thoughts https://t.co/QkmKXiqDXN https://t.co/M7FqQk6TTr

January 8

RT @PsychTimes: This article provides a brief synopsis of the research regarding the use of #psychotherapy to manage suicidal behavior, fol…

January 8

RT @cspyyc: Our roundup of suicide and suicide prevention news stories from the last few weeks is out now! https://t.co/gCMO9xa3rS https://…

January 8

RT @MedscapePsych: About 45% of people with depressive disorders and 30% of those with anxiety also have autoimmune thyroiditis, according…

January 8

RT @APAPsychiatric: January is #mentalwellnessmonth! Tending to #mentalwellness now could help prevent more serious #mentalillness in the f…

January 8

RT @PsychCentral: Assessing and Working with Patients with Cognitive Impairment and Dementia https://t.co/mVvmDIluXU

January 8

RT @VeteransHealth: New public-private partnerships begin to address what Dr. Galpin calls a "digital divide in this country that allows so…

January 8

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Help for Veterans with PTSD and sleep problems https://t.co/vB26bviiSi via #VAntagePoint

January 8

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Saddles in Service helps Veterans with PTSD in Alpine https://t.co/cIJFFdaO8o via @CBS8

January 8

RT @VeteransHealth: Preventing Veteran suicide is VA’s top clinical priority. The #NeverWorryAlone consult program supports providers worki…

January 1

RT @PsychToday: 5 reasons why you should be less concerned with being "normal" and more focused on leading an authentic life https://t.co/4…

January 1

RT @judbrewer: Great study (meta-analysis) from @JAMA_current showing #exercise helps #depression. Bottom line: “Exercise interventions are…

January 1

RT @PsychCentral: Podcast: New Year’s Resolutions from a Bipolar and a Schizophrenic https://t.co/s7tzqoewhV

January 1

RT @PsychToday: How reading fiction can make us more sensitive to other people's feelings and beliefs https://t.co/cmY111HpQy

December 19

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