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SAMHSA Webinar on Traumatic Brain Injury – Aug 28

SAMHSA’s Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance Center Presents: Traumatic Brain Injury Among Service Members and Veterans: What Behavioral Health Providers, Families and Peers Should Know. Date: August 28, 2018. Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. ET. Via webinar.

2018 DC VA Mental Health Summit

The Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its Mental Health Summit 2018 on Tuesday, September 18 at 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The summit will be hosted by the DC Mayor's Office of Veteran Affairs and held at the Old Council Chambers (near the Judiciary Square Metro Station), 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. This year’s theme is “Healing Trauma: A Unified Front”. The summit is being held to bring together key stakeholders, veterans and community partners to enhance access to mental health services as well as address the mental health needs of Veterans and their family members residing in DC, MD and VA. This is a free event. Space is limited and registration is required.

Nutrition Lunch & Learn Workshop

Hosted by the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic. Bring your lunch and join an in-store nutritionist at Giant for a nutrition workshop. Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00PM at Easterseals in Silver Spring, MD. Registration is required.

SAMHSA Webinar Third Session – Aug 6

Join SAMHSA for the third session in Suicide Prevention Virtual Event Series focusing on resources, options, and best practices for effective acute care transitions for those in the service members, veterans, and their families (SMVF) community. Monday, August 6 from 1 - 3 pm via Webinar.

FREE Chair Yoga – Aug 1

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals will be holding a FREE Chair Yoga session on Wednesday, August 1 from 5 - 6 pm at their location in Silver Spring, MD. Space is limited.

Women Veteran Health: Building Trust with Women Veterans

Women Veterans United Committee Inc. will be holding their July monthly conference call on the topic Women Veterans Health: "Building Trust with Women Veterans" Understanding the moments that matter in VA Clinics for Women Veterans. Wednesday, July 25 at 12 - 1 pm.

Martinsburg VA Mental Health Summit

This year's Martinsburg VA Medial Center Mental Health Summit will take place in Shepherdstown, WV on Tuesday, August 21 from 8:30am - 3:30pm. This is a free event and open to the public. RSVP required. There is also table space available to organizations who would like to display program information at the event.

Free Yoga at the Cohen Clinic. New Dates!

The Steven A. Cohen Clinic Military Family Clinic at Easterseals will be holding FREE yoga sessions for veterans and military families. No cost. Child care provided. Free onsite parking and metro accessible! Space is limited. Register to attend the upcoming sessions!

VET Center Registration & Referral at the Library

Mondays through September at the Gaithersburg and Germantown Libraries the Silver Spring VET Center will hold walk in times for referrals and to get connected to the Vet Center and VA services. VET Centers provide quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. The staff understands and appreciates Veterans' war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. Services are free to eligible veterans and their families.

Mindful Resilience Training for Trauma Recovery – July 13-15

Veterans Yoga Project will be holding a Mindful Resilience Training for Trauma Recovery workshop July 13-15 in Arlington, VA to teach yoga instructors or mental health clinicians Mindful Resilience, an evidence-informed, clinically-tested yoga program that was developed specifically for veterans recovering from posttraumatic stress and other psychological difficulties. Standard registration is $425. But they have scholarships available for active duty and veterans.

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