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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…

October 15

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Female Veteran works to turn racism, sexism into advocacy: Snapshots of Heroes https://t.co/HzjyJUptfU via @PennLive

October 15

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Stand-up comedy the best medicine for some Veterans https://t.co/0oUzD9POPo via @WETM18News

October 15

RT @DeptVetAffairs: From homeless veteran and addict to helping others at the Dayton VA https://t.co/wtHsxtTzWm via @KatieWedell

October 15

RT @DeptVetAffairs: The Importance of Veterans’ Mental Health https://t.co/V39JEQkNOs via @thecarolinian

October 15

RT @VeteransHealth: Leaving military life is a transition that requires the support of friends, family and, often, mental health profession…

October 15

RT @VeteransHealth: #VA strives to deliver timely, tailored care focused on disease prevention, diagnostics, recovery and more. Learn about…

October 15

RT @Military1Source: Learn about the two #DomesticViolence reporting options available to military families and what each option entails: h…

October 12

RT @iava: Over 345,000 women have deployed since 9/11. While the number of male veterans is expected to decline in the next decades, the po…

October 12

RT @iava: New suicide numbers released last month by the Department of Veterans Affairs showed that in 2016, the suicide rate for women vet…

October 12

RT @iava: And please consider making a tax-deductible donation of any amount today to support our historic campaign to create change for an…

October 12

RT @iava: If you're a woman veteran facing transitional challenges of any kind (to include military sexual assault), our Rapid Response Ref…

October 12

RT @DeptVetAffairs: Efforts to help homeless veterans showing progress, VA, HUD leaders say https://t.co/Pv9r1JfRhl via @leoshane

October 12

RT @iava: .@NYTimesAtWar continues to do excellent and important work impacting our community. https://t.co/30zQxXdSS3

October 12

RT @iava: Cool story. "How three Iraq war veterans chase pro wrestling to break free of PTS": https://t.co/oIjwyO9Xhs via @ConnectingVets

October 12

RT @VeteransHealth: Providing VA with your private health insurance card can help improve your health care services. This page and video ex…

October 1

RT @PsychToday: 7 classic ways that memory can go wrong and how they impact people who suffer trauma https://t.co/jv7jvs3EoX

October 1

RT @nytimes: "The Simpsons" is turning 30, and the Simpsons haven't aged a day. But they have evolved, as the culture has with them. https:…

October 1

RT @NYTHealth: Is it O.K. for 10 countries to own 90 percent of the world's genetic marine resources? https://t.co/rGYv7U900j

October 1

RT @CNN: While much of America is focused on combating the devastating opioid epidemic, some states struggle against another scourge: cheap…

October 1

RT @NYTHealth: The science of memory: how trauma and time can alter the way significant events are recalled https://t.co/lr2taNDtWf

October 1

RT @nytimes: "This is what “Parallel Lives” will teach you: Intimacy is easy. Honesty is much harder." https://t.co/J9ikv71W9Q

October 1

RT @NYTHealth: Selling a product nobody wants? Nursing homes are losing patients to alternative forms of care. https://t.co/9EeUDpTVL8

October 1

RT @NAMIMinnesota: From @washingtonpost : 1 in 3 college freshmen show signs of a mental illness https://t.co/eHInzLOp1L

September 30

RT @VA_PTSD_Info: Although National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month is coming to an end, suicide awareness is a year-round priority. Lea…

September 30

RT @VeteransHealth: At VA, some #Veterans must pay copayments when they receive care. This page and video explain when copayments are requi…

September 30

RT @DiannaCahn: "It’s now about whether or not his loss could’ve been prevented,” sister of Justin Miller. If you haven' read this story by…

September 26

RT @iava: "We need reinforcements of the greatest magnitude. We need a national call to action from the top that mobilizes all Americans. I…

September 26

RT @PegHosky: #Veterans Benefits, Health, and other officials will engage in active Q & A with the community during this online town hall.…

September 26

RT @VeteransHealth: Today is National Women’s Health & Fitness Day. It’s easy to put your health first with a daily healthy activity like t…

September 26

RT @starsandstripes: Robert Wilkie is slated to appear before lawmakers today for the first time since he took over as VA secretary. Here's…

September 26

RT @VeteransHealth: #ICYMI Treatment for headaches is available at all VA medical centers and 7 hospitals are centers of excellence specifi…

September 26

RT @starsandstripes: “I’ll wake up in the middle of the night just crying, just crying for no reason. I don’t know why I’m crying. Every on…

September 26

RT @starsandstripes: An inpatient mental health unit at the Minneapolis VA did not follow agency policies when discharging a veteran this y…

September 26

RT @VeteransHealth: #VAResearch News Brief: @VAIowaCity researchers interviewed hospitalized #Veterans about their #ChronicPain to get thei…

September 26

RT @vacareers: Mental Health Executive Order: The health and well-being of our nation’s Veterans is our highest priority https://t.co/8Umvb…

September 26

RT @DeptVetAffairs: VA News Release: VA Releases National Suicide Data Report for 2005-2016: Analysis Is Part of VA's Data-driven App... ht…