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October 17, 2017

Posted by DCoE Public Affairs  October 16, 2017

depression 101

Myth: Depression is not a wide spread issue in America. The new statistics for depression are in, and they may surprise you. Getting educated about depression is important. Take a look at these myths and facts to better understand depression, and how to approach it if you or someone you know is struggling.

October 11, 2017

One advantage to locating TexVet at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center is seeing great students like Tillman Scholar Andrew Fisher and how they translate their military experience to make a better society. In this piece, the HSC's Vital Record reports on training the Ranger and combat veteran led through the HSC's partnership with Fort Hood.

October 9, 2017

You asked, we listened.

Now Texvet.org’s veteran resources are available locally.


Click your link below and easily see: 
emergency funds, homeless help, housing, mental health resources, 
even socialization opportunities, all specific to your 211’s coverage area!

September 14, 2017

From the Military Health System Communication Office at https://health.mil/News/Articles/2017/09/12/Resources-and-resiliency-hel...

September 8, 2017


From our friends at the Texas Suicide Prevention Council :


World Suicide Prevention Day – September 10, 2017:  Take 5 to Save Lives


September 8, 2017

September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in the Defense Department, and also in mental health communities worldwide. At the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) our mission is to bring the military community resources on psychological health and traumatic brain injury prevention and treatment, which ultimately helps in the battle against suicide.

September 5, 2017

From our friends at Combined Arms (www.CombinedArms.us)

September 1, 2017
September 1, 2017

call 800-451-1954 if you're an individual that needs cleanup at your home.

https://www.crisiscleanup.org/ register your org if you're doing cleanup. Website is for organizations only. Individuals that need help must register by phone.


September 1, 2017

We’ve been proud to be included as a resource for local PBS affiliate KRLU’s presentation of Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” including locally produced content from veterans like Don Dorsey and Glen Towery.

September 1, 2017

Good morning all – we want to thank everyone for the amazing responses to Hurricane Harvey and the continuing care, volunteers, and rescues of our friends and families in Houston.  Nearly every Veteran group we can think of is doing amazing work there, especially out of Combined Arms, Team Rubicon, and others.  Everyone wants to do something – they feel they must do SOMETHING.  Too often this means donations.  We heard from a great Veteran group yesterday offering a really needed service but, rather than man

August 31, 2017
August 30, 2017

VA North Texas nursing team departs for 
hurricane ravaged Houston

The staff of Houston’s Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center has been on the job continuously treating Veterans since Hurricane Harvey landed on August 25th.

Help for this dedicated group of professionals is on the way.

September 4, 2017

In response to Hurricane Harvey - ***VA has activated the Pharmacy Disaster Relief Plan in response to Hurricane Harvey. Eligible veterans with a VA ID Card needing an emergency supply of medications will be able to go to any CVS or HEB pharmacy with a written prescription or active VA prescription bottle to receive a 14-day supply. Veterans needing assistance can also call the Heritage Health Solutions Veterans Help line at 1-866 265-0124 to speak to a representative.***

August 29, 2017

Houston and many coastal cities are not yet ready to rebuild, but Victoria has power, water, and the ability to handle volunteers!
Please Call or email Mike if you want to help!

(254) 247-4650