Health and Wellness

  • Annual Pathways to Wellness Conference – Oct 20

    The annual Pathways to Wellness Conference Friday, October 20 from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm at Fairfax Government Center offers workshops on mental health resiliency and wellness for NOVA’s residents seeking mental health care, as well as the families and friends who love and support them. This year’s theme – #ThisIsUs encourages self-acceptance as self-care, and our workshops will engage creativity as one aspect of therapeutic recovery. Registration is required. Tickets are $30 and include lunch. Scholarships are available on a limited basis.

  • VAU Accessible Cabin Retreat – Oct 26-29

    Join Veterans & Athletes United for an all-inclusive relaxing long weekend at our accessible 7-bedroom cabin retreat Oct 26-29 in Boone, NC. Open to Active duty or Veteran families, couples, and individuals. Eligibility criteria 70% or greater disability rating. Limited availability first come first serve.

  • The History & Care of Aging Veterans – Info Session – Oct 17

    Hero’s Bridge will be holding an informative presentation on the History and Care of Aging Veterans on Tuesday, October 12 at 5 pm at PATH Foundation in Warrenton, VA.

  • Wellness for the Body, Soul and Spirit Workshop – Oct 21

    Veterans, Active Duty Military Service Members, and Military and Veteran Spouses, are cordially invited to a FREE Transition Workshop: “Wellness and Healing: Practical Techniques and Tools for Self-Care.” This workshop will discuss Wellness for the Body, Soul and Spirit on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 beginning at 10:00 am until 1 pm at Knights of Columbus Hall- 5034 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Second Floor, Washington DC.

  • Free Dental Treatment Day for Veterans – October 14

    FREE Dental Treatment Day for Veterans in Leesburg, VA on Saturday, October 14. This includes a complimentary comprehensive exam & cleaning or a Doctor consultation.
    The first 25 people who call and mention Veterans’ Event will receive a Complimentary Comprehensive Exam & Cleaning or Doctor Consultation on October 14, 2017.

  • HeroHaven Homeless Stand Down

    November 4th at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center. An event to provide medical screenings, employment support and housing services to eligible homeless veterans. 9am-2pm.

  • Warrior Herd – Couples Workshop – Oct 15

    Project Horse Empowerment Center in Purcellville, VA will be hosting a Warrior Herd Couples Workshop on Saturday, October 15 from 1 – 3 pm. Warrior Herd™ is comprised of 12 monthly wellness groups to support and enhance the interpersonal relationships between veterans and members of their families. Applications have now opened for Warrior Herd™. Applications due by October 10th.

  • The Journey Conference – Oct 27

    The Journey Conference is an annual conference hosted by Brain Injury Services for survivors, family members, and professionals in the brain injury community. At the conference, you’ll attend sessions where local experts in the field of rehabilitation discuss practical strategies survivors can use in real life. Attending Journey is a great way for you to connect with other survivors and be educated on community resources available to you and your family as you work to find your “new normal.” Journey is the only conference in Northern Virginia that is designed and dedicated to survivors of brain injuries and their families. Friday, October 27th 2017 at Sentara Northern Virginia Hospital, 2300 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge, VA 22191.

  • Reboot Combat Recovery – 12 Week Course

    The course just started and still has seats available! Join in starting on Thursday, September 28 at 6:30 pm for two hours a week for 12 weeks, focusing on the spiritual aspects of combat recovery. Held each Thursday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Floris United Method Church in Herndon. This is a free course – not a support group – providing practical help for Veterans, Service members, first responders and their families dealing with the after effects of trauma. You won’t find shortcuts or easy answers, but instead you’ll find solutions that last. Dinner and childcare are provided.

  • FREE WORKSHOPS Military Service to Civilian Transition

    September 30th and October 21st. Sponsored by the Veterans and Military Ministry of Blessed Sacrament Parish and Veterans Voices DC. RSVP required.