Mental Health

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Employment for Justice-Involved Veterans Discussion – Dec 5

    The next Fairfax County Veteran Collaborative is Tuesday, December 5 from 1 – 3 pm at the Patrick Henry Library (101 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, VA 22180). We will be discussing employment and behavioral health services for Justice Involved Veterans.

  • 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.

  • Celebration of Service – Into the Light Film Screening – Nov 12

    Join Give An Hour for a Celebration of Service and Screening of Into the Light on Sunday, November 12 from 6 – 9:30 pm at the Grosvenor Auditorium at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, DC. Please RSVP by Nov 1.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 10th Annual Fairfax Out of the Darkness Community Walk – Sept 16

    The 10th Annual Fairfax Out of the Darkness Community Walk – Walk to Fight Suicide – will be held on Saturday, September 16 beginning at 9 am.

  • DCOE Psychological Health & TBI Summit

    September 19-21. This is an online, virtual event that will connect health care professionals, researchers and academicians involved in all aspects of psychological health and traumatic brain injury. Free to attend. CE credits available. Registration required.

  • Weekend Warriors – Wellness Workshop – Sept 17

    Project Horse Empowerment Center will be hosting a Weekend Warriors Walk-In Wellness Workshop on Saturday, September 17 from 10 am – 12 pm in Purcellville. This wellness workshop is for active duty and retired military and is all about reconnecting with your significant other in a relaxing environment. Workshop fee is $45 per person.