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Writing from the Heart and Soul: A Workshop for Veterans and Active Duty Military – Mar 3

Veterans Voices and the Veterans & Military Ministry of Blessed Sacrament Parish invite Veterans, Active Duty Military Service Members, and Military and Veteran Spouses to a FREE Transition Workshop: Writing from the Heart and Soul: A Workshop for Veterans and Active Duty Military on Saturday, March 3 from 10 am - 1 pm at 5034 Wisconsin Avenue, NW 2nd Floor Knights of Columbus Washington, DC 20016.

Empowered by mindfulness – Doorways to present moment awareness

NEW! ServingTogether Blog. February 16, 2018 by Curt Wooford, MA. Twice a month ServingTogether will feature a blog entry from one of our community partners working to improve the lives of military, veterans and their families in the National Capital Region through innovate programs, initiatives, research, cutting edge technology, etc. Check back every two weeks for the new featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at jriggs@every-mind.org.

Join us for an Intense Workout at Barry’s Bootcamp – Feb 24

Are you ready to sweat? Autria Godfrey from ABC7’s Good Morning Washington and Media Personality Aly Jacobs are teaming up with Barry’s Bootcamp to host an intense workout that benefits ServingTogether. Saturday, February 24 at 2 pm at 1345 19th St NW, Washington DC. Cost: $34.

Power Breath Meditation Workshop – Feb 22-26

Project Welcome Home Troops will be conducting a Power Breath Meditation Meditation Workshop in Reston, VA February 22-26. This is a FREE workshop for veterans. Especially those dealing with stress, anxiety and sleep problems.

1st Annual Female Veteran/Military Spouses Empowerment & Resources Dinner

Team GCO and VSRG ( 501(c)(3) is excited to announce the 1st Annual Female Veteran/Military Spouses Empowerment & Resource Dinner on March 22nd. This dinner who is hosted by WJLA Sports Anchor Erin Hawksworth and Key Notes to be delivered by the incredible MAJ Jas Boothe and Redskins Charitable Foundation Executive Director Jane Rodgers will be a closed dinner and networking forum for women veteran and military spouses to have access to prominent community and female business leaders provide and personal and professional development resources.

Warrior Herd: Veterans Camaraderie Workshop – Mar 10

Project Horse Empowerment Center in Purcellville, VA is hosting a free Warrior Herd Wellness Workshop on Saturday, March 10 (applications due March 1). This workshop is for VETERANS enabling them to enjoy a restorative and enriching experience together in a serene setting. Warrior Herd is a free strengths-based, horse-powered wellness initiative designed to enhance interpersonal relationships, resiliency and rejuvenation. All horse interactions and activities occur on the ground, and no riding is involved.

Clean Up Your Diet – Clean Up Your Life

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals will host a Health and Wellness workshop on Saturday, February 24th at 10am in Silver Spring, MD. Come out to learn more about the fundamentals of whole foods nutrition. This is a free event. Registration is required.

Stress Resiliency Course for Military Families and Veterans

Hosted by the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals in Silver Spring MD. This is a 6-session program focused on increasing stress resiliency. Learn about the effects of stress and how to counteract them with behavioral, cognitive, and communication tools. The program is provided at no cost to military families and veterans. Session 1 is Friday, March 2nd from 1300-1430. Registration is required.

VA’s Transition & Care Management (TCM) Program

The TCM Program is designed to serve returning severely injured and/or ill combat (OEF/OIF/OND) and Post 9/11 era Veterans as they transition into the VA or through standard discharge from their respective service back into the community. Learn more about their programs and services.

2018 Military Sexual Trauma Summit April 18

The Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council, in collaboration with DCVAMC Mental Health department, and the MST coordinator, Dr. Tsila Kirsh, is planning an MST Summit to be held on 4/18/2018. The objectives of the MST Summit include: educating participants about the prevalence of MST and how the VA responds to MST; increasing awareness of the available VA and community resources and different modalities of care for Veterans experiencing mental and physical health challenges as a result of MST; and educating participants about the challenges service members face when deciding whether to report assault. Registration is required.

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