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Veterans Healing Through Connection Couples Retreats

A therapeutic couples retreat free to ALL current and former service members Active Duty, Reservists, Veterans, and Retired. Open to any committed couple, regardless of marital status.

Space Available at Veteran Retreat

Operation Tohidu has several opening in the men’s retreat that runs from May 7th to May 11th.  Operation Tohidu is a free 5-day program for veterans or service members that have been diagnosed with or are self-identifying PTS(d), mild TBI, anxiety or depression. Applications are due by April 22, 2018.       

VETOGA Teacher Training – May 23-June 3

VETOGA will be hosting two 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training programs that are specifically for military, veterans, family members and caregivers to become yoga instructors. This teacher training will equip the trainees with the holistic tools and teachings to continue to pass on the healing benefits of yoga back to their veteran communities.

Get your Zen on! The joy of mindful walking and running.

ServingTogether Blog. Week of April 2, 2018 by Curt Wooford, MA. Get Your Zen On! The benefits of mindful walking or running are available to us all. The awareness that emerges from practicing present moment mindfulness techniques will reduce stress and increase enjoyment and appreciation of your life. Give it a try! 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.

VA Launches Personalized, Proactive, Patient-driven Care

The DC VA Medical Center is holding "Introduction of Whole Health" sessions starting Wednesday, 3/21. Whole Health, also known as “Personalized, Proactive, Patient-driven Care,” is an approach to health care that empowers and equips Veterans to take charge of their health and well-being and to live their life to the fullest. Whole Health includes conventional treatment as well as complimentary approaches that foster self-empowerment, self-healing, and self-care. Upcoming informational sessions dates include 3/21, 3/28, 4/11 and 4/25/18. Registration is required.

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.

Mind Body Workshop at March 21st Collaborative Meeting

The next meeting of the Montgomery County Veterans Collaborative will feature a special Mind Body Workshop hosted by licensed mental health professionals with the American Red Cross. Space is limited and registration is required.

Mind Body Workshop March 10th

Join the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic and American Red Cross on Saturday March 10 from 10:30am - 12:00PM in Silver Spring MD for a Mind-Body Skills Workshop. Topics include breathing, mindfulness techniques, stretching & movement and more. This is a free event but space is LIMITED and registration is required.

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.

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.

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