Health and Wellness

  • American Humane Shelter to Service Program

    American Humane has recently launched the Shelter to Service program to provide service dogs for Veterans with service-related PTS and TBI and is looking for looking for veterans who have been diagnosed with PTS and TBI as a result of their military service and are interested in receiving a service dog to help with their symptoms.

  • Fort Belvoir Retiree Council Meeting – Dec 14

    The Fort Belvoir Retiree Council meeting will be held on Thursday, December 14 at 9 am in the SOSA Center. Featured presenter will be Dr. Luke Oakley who will discuss the Patient Wellness Program at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. Military retirees are welcome and encouraged to attend.

  • Warrior Herd: Veterans Camaraderie Workshop – Dec 16

    Project Horse Empowerment Center in Purcellville, VA will be hosting a Warrior Herd Veterans Camaraderie Workshop on Saturday, December 16. Warrior Herd™ is comprised of 12 monthly wellness groups to support and enhance the interpersonal relationships between veterans and members of their families. This is a no-cost workshop thanks to our sponsors. Applications have now opened for Warrior Herd™. Applications due by December 9th.

  • Vetoga – Veterans Class – Nov 26

    VETOGA’s mission is to provide yoga, meditation, and healing arts to military, veterans, their families, and communities. They hold FREE monthly yoga classes. Their next class is Sunday, November 26 from 12 – 1 pm in Occoquan, VA. Registration required.

  • Four Tips for Successfully Managing Chronic Pain

    Real Warriors provides service member and veterans with helpful tools including Four Tips to Successfully Manage Chronic Pain.

  • Military & Veteran Caregiver Wellness Workshop – Nov 17

    Hope for the Warriors will be hosting a Military & Veteran Caregiver Wellness Workshop on Friday, November 17 from 9 am – 3:30 pm in Lorton, VA. Workshop is open to military caregivers of post 9/11 service members and veterans.

  • Homeless Resource Day November 16th

    The Nadim Khan Memorial Homeless Resource Day is November 16th, 9am-2pm in Gaithersburg. Free Lunch. Free Ride on Bus transportation provided.

  • VA Veterans Focus Group

    The DC VA Medical Center will host a Veterans Focus Group on Patient Satisfaction and Mental Health Stigma on December 12th from 11am-1pm. Lunch will be provided. Pre-event screening and registration required.

  • The unmet physical and behavioral health needs of Post 9/11 veterans at Mason and across Northern Virginia – Nov 9

    Join the Mason Community for their third lunch meeting of the new Rotary International Membership Center at Mason on Thursday November 9, 2017 from 12pm-1:30pm at the Hub Building, Ballroom, Fairfax Campus, George Mason University. They will be discussing Closing the Gaps: The unmet physical and behavioral health needs of Post 9/11 veterans at Mason and across Northern Virginia.

  • SWAN 2nd Annual Summit – Mental Wellness – Nov 13 & 14

    SWAN 2nd Annual Summit – “Mental Wellness: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Solutions” will be held on November 13-14, 2017 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, DC.