VA Mental Health Summits – CO Springs and Denver

July 24, 2018|Posted in: Community Event, Health

To best meet the mental health needs of Veterans, communities across the country are strengthening networks of support by building new connections and sharing resources. To better accomplish this, the VA is hosting two upcoming Mental Health Summits to bridge the gap between Veterans and wellness resources.

2018 VA Community Mental Health Summits


Wednesday, August 15

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Planned topics include the following:

  • Moral Injury & the Role of the Chaplaincy 
  • LGBT Veteran Mental Health 
  • Peer Support/Recovery 
  • Rural Health & Telehealth 
  • Suicide Prevention 
  • Supporting Transitioning Service Members 


Colorado Springs

Wednesday, August 29

Penrose House

Whole health topics will structure the content of this Summit: 

  • Suicide Prevention: Executive Order 
  • Creative Arts/Alternative Therapies to treating Trauma Survivors
  • CHOICE/Fee Basis Programs
  • Whole Health – Personal Health Inventory
  • Networking