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Oct 3

October 3, 2018

Every Voice Matters: What I Wish You Knew

A panel discussion for adults presented by Deep Roots, the Teen Board at Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention.  WHEN:  Thursday, 11 October 18, 6pm-7:30 pm WHERE:  Tierra Vista Community Center, Peterson AFB WHY: Do you wonder what is going on in your teenager’s mind?  Do you ever question if what you are doing is wrong and ask yourself what you can do to have a better relationship with your child?  Are you afraid to ask your teenager about hard issues such as suicide, relationships,…

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Oct 2

October 2, 2018

Are you ready for FEDVIP enrollment?

Open enrollment is available from November 12-December 10, but cost and plan features can be found now: https://tricare.benefeds.com. Vision coverage is now available to Guard Members and Families! Please note, if you are already enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select health care, nothing needs to be done to continue your coverage. Rates are changing just slightly: Service Member only: $42.83 (was $46.09) Service Member + family: $218.01 (was $221.38) As a traditional Guard member, dental coverage is not changing. This dental…

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Sep 25

September 25, 2018

Cohen Clinic – Helping Veterans and their Families Make it Back to Better

The Cohen Clinic offers mental health services to post-9/11 veterans and their families for many concerns including PTSD, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and more. Benefits of the Cohen Clinic include low wait times, low cost, confidentiality, telehealth services (if desired), and culturally competent providers. www.denvercohenclinic.org; 303-724-4255 7800 E Orchard Rd, Suite 150, 80111 Low to no cost mental health treatment for post-9/11 veterans and their families, including National Guard and Reserves, and Active Duty families, in any capacity regardless of…

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Sep 18

September 18, 2018

No More Secrets – Mental Health Symposium, 5-6Oct18

No More Secrets aims to combat mental-health stigma in local communities and connect individuals and families with the resources they need. This symposium is FREE and lunch is provided. To register, visit namicoloradosprings.org or call 719-473-8477. Breakouts offered on the following topics: The many faces of depression Inside opioid addiction A deeper faith Standing firm on shaky ground The truth about trauma The LGBTQ disconnect The crisis system: A guided tour Now in its second year, the No More Secrets symposium aims…

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Aug 10

August 10, 2018

Cowboy Up! Retreat in Santa Fe, NM

3 slots are available for the October 1- 6 Cowboy Up! and Country Cooking class (arrive on Sunday evening, Sept 30, and depart any time on Oct 6 after noon). Horses for Heroes Cowboy Up! American horsemanship and ranch skills program will occupy the mornings and following lunch and some free time. Five of the top chefs from Santa Fe will teach us how to prepare and cook nutritious and delicious meals from scratch and then share this wonderful meal…

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Jul 24

July 24, 2018

VA Mental Health Summits – CO Springs and Denver

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 Denver 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 …

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Jul 6

July 6, 2018

MFLN Offers Webinars in July

July 10 – Family Finances Series: Separation & Single Parenting in the Military July 17 – Military Consumer Protection July 18 – Opportunities & Possibilities: Postraumatic Growth in Research and Practice (Part 1) For more information on these July webinars, other upcoming webinars & archived webinars, visit https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/about/. Post Traumatic Growth  The July 18 webinar on Post Traumatic Growth may be of special interest as Dr.  Tedeschi will discuss the theoretical model and research basis of posttraumatic growth, the process by…

Posted in Education, Health, Relationships, Resilience

Jun 27

June 27, 2018

Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center Ribbon Cutting Celebration – 21Jul18

Sallie A. Houser-Hanfelder, Director of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, cordially invites you to the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Saturday, July 21 at 10am Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, Flag Entrance Aurora, Colorado Reception and tour immediately following the ribbon cutting ceremony. R.S.V.P. by July 13, 2018 via the link below: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/index.cfm?i=396330&k=0168440A7857

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Jun 27

June 27, 2018

Military OneSource Offers Free Products to Support Military Families

Looking for books and videos that encourage children during deployments? Need fliers or brochures to share with Service Members and their Families? Need stress reduction products to keep your troops mission ready? Download and Order Free Products: Military OneSource provides eligible Service Members, their Families, and service providers access to download and order free products such as  Books Resource Guides DVDs Brochures Educational Items CDs Products cover a wide range of topics: Relationships Health and Wellness Deployment Education Non-medical Counseling…

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Jun 20

June 20, 2018

2018 VA Community Mental Health Summit (Denver area) – 15Aug18

SAVE the DATE!  The VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System (Denver area) will be hosting our 2018 VA Community Mental Health Summit “Expanding Hope” on Wednesday, August 15th at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Keep an eye out for more information in the upcoming weeks. Planned topics will include:  Moral Injury & the Role of the Chaplaincy  LGBT Veteran Mental Health  Peer Support/Recovery  Rural Health & Telehealth  Suicide Prevention  Supporting Transitioning Service Members  The Department of Veteran Affairs Eastern…

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