News

Marc and Brittnay Harrington

Warrior Couples Find Healing, Connection at WWP Mental Health Workshops

DALLAS — Warrior couples from across the nation regularly attend Wounded Warrior Project® multi-day mental health workshops that are held regionally. These gatherings are often the first time warriors leave their homes as couples to…

Read More

Laughter is the best therapy


Nonprofit bioscience organization partners with Veterans Health Administration

Landmark partnership to advance the diagnosis and treatment of trauma-related brain disorders CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Cohen Veterans Bioscience and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs today announced a new public-private partnership for Biomarkers & Diagnostics for trauma-related…


Three Ways to Fight Veteran Mental Health Stigma

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. [PRNewswire] — Exposure to traumatic combat and operational experiences affects service members and veterans spiritually, psychologically, biologically, and socially. To date, an estimated 400,000 service members live with invisible wounds of war, including combat stress,…


RescueTouch partners with PushUp Vets to introduce the first veteran’s crisis caller

Keychain device could be key to reducing rate of suicide, violence among struggling veterans VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., [PRNewswire] — RescueTouch and PushUp Vets have partnered to ensure not even one more struggling U.S. military veteran…


Advocates to storm Texas state capitol to request resources to help fight suicide

AUSTIN, Texas — Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in Texas. To help prevent it, volunteer advocates from the Texas chapters of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are visiting the state capitol on…


VFW Proactive Against Mental Health Issues

‘It’s not about judging … not about labels … it’s recognizing when people are hurting’ By Kari Williams, senior writer, VFW magazine [This article was originally featured in the January 2017 issue of VFW magazine….


Wounded Warrior “Scar Art” Featured at Medical Museum

Story by Timothy Clarke Scars of wounded warriors from the Vietnam era to present-day conflicts are the focus of a new exhibit at the National Museum of Health and Medicine. “Scarred for Life: Using Art…


76-year-old veteran kills himself in VA parking lot after being denied treatment

by Carey Wedler (via ANTIMEDIA) A 76-year-old military veteran killed himself outside a Long Island Veteran Affairs facility Sunday after being denied treatment. He was reportedly seeking help for mental health issues at the Northport Veterans…


VA conducts largest analysis of veteran suicide ever

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has undertaken the most comprehensive analysis of Veteran suicide rates in the U.S., examining over 55 million Veteran records from 1979 to 2014 from every state in…