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VVA 227 Seeking Garment Donation

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 227, is collecting brassieres to be made available to homeless female veterans who attend the Winterhaven 2016 event at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC on January 23, 2016.

Discovery Communications Offers Veteran Internships

Discovery Communications has a Veteran Internship Program for qualifying veterans. Opportunities are available in a variety of different departments.

Baltimore Seeks Veteran Mentors

The District Court of Maryland, Baltimore City, is seeking Veterans to serve as mentors on the newly created Veteran Treatment Docket. Click on the image for more information. To volunteer or learn more, contact VAClinic@ubalt.edu or call 410-837-5706.

Veteran Affairs: Cyberseminars Catalog

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Health Services Research and Development offers a catalog of upcoming Cyberseminars. The catalog lists date, time, the series to which the training belongs, and the presenters.

Upcoming Training Schedule for V3

The Virginia Department of Veteran Services (DVS) has posted the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program training schedule for November 16th through December 4th.

SAMHSA: Guide for Professionals

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, SAMHSA, has created a resource guide for primary and behavioral health professionals who serve veterans and their families.

Virginia Announces ‘Milestone’

Virginia is the first state in the United States to declare 'milestone' in putting an end to Veteran homelessness by Federal standards, according to The Washington Post.

Fairfax Veteran Treatment Docket

Article discussing Virginia's first Veteran Treatment Court in Fairfax County. This Treatment Court, which launched in February 2015, is modeled after the nation's first Veteran Court that was launched in Buffalo, NY in 2008 after a judge noticed many Veterans were coming through the court's drug and mental health courts.

VA: PTSD Monthly Update

In honor of Veterans Day, the Department of Veterans Affairs compiled some statistics, resources, and research on Trauma and PTSD. This VA Bulletin also includes a PTSD Lecture Series for providers, including those who are not employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

VA Partnering with YMCA-USA

The Department of Veterans Affairs released an article discussing their planned collaboration with YMCA-USA to help inform Veterans and Service members of benefits and resources in their community.

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