February 23, 2018
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)…
February 21, 2018
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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February 14, 2018
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.
January 30, 2018
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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January 25, 2018
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…
January 18, 2018
January 3, 2018
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/.
October 25, 2017
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.
October 5, 2017
September 14, 2017
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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