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Feb 23

February 23, 2018

Working Out Loud: Building Networks for Resilience

The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Family Transitions & Network Literacy invite you to three professional development opportunities around using networks to build & support resilience. Webinar #1 – February 27 (10:00 – 11:30 am CT) – Working Out Loud: Building Networks for Resilience – register & join @ https://learn.extension.org/events/3311   Podcast series –  Build Your Network, Build Your Resilience: Podcast Series, subscribe to 5-part podcast series @ https://militaryfamilies.extension.org/2018/01/19/build-your-network-build-your-resilience-podcast-series/   Webinar #2 – April 10 (10:00 – 11:30 am CT)…

Posted in Education, Health, Resilience

Feb 21

February 21, 2018

Healthy Habits of Emotional Well-being Twitter Chat – 22Feb18

Give an Hour and Change Direction will be hosting a series of twitter chats to start an online conversation about our Healthy Habits of Emotional Well-being tool. We invite you to participate in our first chat of the series on Twitter, February 22nd at 11am at twitter.com/GiveAnHour. Our partner, Guard your Health @ARNGHealth, will be co-hosting with us to discuss the first step in maintaining healthy habits: Take Care or Taking Care of You. What are the Healthy Habits? Healthy Emotional…

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Feb 14

February 14, 2018

Vets on Ice – 17Feb18

The Patriot Anglers (501c nonprofit organization) is hosting their annual Vets on Ice event this Saturday, February 17th with a kickoff at 0900 at Georgetown Lake. This free day of ice fishing is for veterans and current military members to include their families. Equipment and a BBQ lunch will be provided. Please RSVP at www.meetup.com/patriotanglers. For more information contact MAJ Jason Reed at 720-234-0742.

Posted in Community Event, Fun!, Health

Jan 30

January 30, 2018

TRICARE Changes Town Hall – 6Feb18

Join us to learn about TRICARE Changes and interact with a special panel ready to take your questions. Evans Army Community Hospital Commander Col. Patrick M. Garman will join representatives from Health Net and Patient Advocacy to discuss how changes impact beneficiaries. Tuesday, February 6, 4:30pm-6pm McMahon Theater – Fort Carson, CO For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2032587977012311/.

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Jan 25

January 25, 2018

24/7 VA Hotline – 855-948-2311

In a commitment to reform the VA, a 24/7 hotline was created to better address Veteran’s needs. This hotline is staffed by a team consisting of 90% Veterans and military family members. VA Secretary David J. Shulkin stated, “The White House VA Hotline provides our nation’s Veterans with a direct, dedicated contact line that allows them to interact with highly trained, live agents to answer their needs and concerns.” Hotline agents answer inquiries, provide directory assistance, document concerns about VA…

Posted in Government Resource, Health

Jan 18

January 18, 2018

Huts for Vets – Wilderness Healing for Veterans

Gain tools to enhance mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health Visit www.hutsforvets.org to apply

Posted in Community Resource, Health, Resilience

Jan 3

January 3, 2018

Mental Health First Aid Training

VFW Post 4171 has partnered with the Jefferson Center for Mental Health to offer free training to assist someone during a crisis. Service Members, loved ones, and community members wanting to know how to help during a crisis are invited to attend. Thursday, January 25, 8am-4pm Visit the Facebook event link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1293239240777574/. Register online at https://www.jcmh.org/mhfa/.

Posted in Community Resource, Education, Health

Oct 25

October 25, 2017

FREE Mental Health First Aid Training

Wednesday, November 1 8:30am-4:30pm Community First Foundation 5855 Wadsworth Bypass, Unit A, Arvada, CO 80003 Mental Health First Aid for Veterans is an innovative, 8-hour course designed specifically for people who care about Service Members and Veterans. It seeks to break down the stigma associated with mental health concerns and teaches how to reach out to someone who may be suffering in silence. Lunch will be provided. Register at www.jcmh.org/mhfa. For more information, contact Canice Rupp at 303-432-5137 or CaniceR@jcmh.org.

Posted in Health, Training

Oct 5

October 5, 2017

Confidential Help…Non-medical counseling

Military OneSource offers confidential, convenient services to assist during life’s challenges. Sessions are available face-to-face, by telephone, through secure online chat, or video chat.

Posted in Health, Resilience

Sep 14

September 14, 2017

TRICARE changes effective 1JAN18

In 2018 as Health Net Federal Services becomes the TRICARE contractor, there will be changes to the TRICARE benefit. Service Members and Families can call 844-866-9378 or visit www.tricare-west.com for the latest information. Also, take a look at these documents for a snapshot of the updates.       As the TRICARE contract transitions from United Healthcare to Health Net, current enrollees MUST update their electronic funds transfer (EFT) or reoccurring credit card (RCC) payments (if enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select,…

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