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Walk EveryMile for EveryMind in May!

EveryMind encourages you to get outside and get moving for your physical health and mental wellbeing during the month of May—Mental Health Awareness Month. Studies have shown that being physically active outdoors and breathing in the fresh air enhances mood, boosts energy, and has demonstrated positive effects on overall mental health.

‘We Remember’ a Virtual Gathering in Honor of Memorial Day

Join Community Building Art Works (CBAW) on Memorial Day to honor those who served with this special virtual Veteran Poetry Reading hosted by veterans Ben Weakley and Joe Merritt. The final work of art from the Collaborative Painting Project will also be unveiled. This event is open to all, and tickets are free.

Virtual Military Mental Health First Aid Training

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals is partnering with ServingTogether, a program of EveryMind to offer a Virtual Military Mental Health First Aid Training. This 8-hour virtual workshop covers topics such as depression, anxiety, suicide, psychosis, substance abuse and more, especially how they relate to working with our military and veteran connected populations. The workshop is provided FREE for military, veterans, their families and those who work or support them.

Women Veterans Virtual Conference

MDVA is presenting a Women Veterans Virtual Conference on June 8, 2022 and June 9, 2022.  

The Veterans Legal Assistance Conference & Training

Designed for lawyers, law students, veterans, policymakers and other service professionals, this annual conference provides a forum for discussion of critical legal issues facing our veterans.

Veterans Assistance and Nutrition Program

In our continued efforts to help address unmet needs of Veterans and their families, Blue Star Families of the National Capital Region and EveryMind’s ServingTogether offer the Veterans Assistance and Nutrition (VAN) program. The VAN program accepts intake referrals from Veterans, spouses of Veterans, or direct caregivers of Veterans in the National Capital Region. Qualified applicants will receive a Safeway gift card or gas card, depending on their needs.

NOVA MSEEZ monthly meeting

Are you an employer seeking to support Military spouses by hiring them?? Then please join the HOH NOVA MSEEZ working group as we continue the initiative to Hire, Train and Advocate for Military Spouse employment. 

Learn What Veterans Know This Mental Health Month

This year, VA’s annual Mental Health Month campaign, Veterans Know, demonstrates and leverages the mutual respect, understanding, and caring among Veterans. Throughout May, visitors to will find powerful messages of hope and encouragement from Veterans for Veterans and their supporters.  

Treatment Approaches and Veteran Experiences Involving Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Washington DC VA Medical Center, DC Vet Center and community partners are hosting an in person and virtual seminar on May 12 to discuss approaches to mental health in the veteran community. The seminar will be held in person at the DC Vet Center, and will also be available as a Webex livestream for anyone that wishes to attend virtually.

You are invited to attend SAVE TRAINING

Please join us for SAVE training. This training will be held on May 18th at 2:30pm Virtually

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