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Depression

 

  • Late Life Depression

    According to the VA's National Registry for Depression, 11% of Veterans aged 65 years and older have a diagnosis of major depressive disorder, a rate more than twice that found in the general population of adults aged 65 and older.
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  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as "winter depression," is not pure seasonal depression, but seasonal worsening of pre-existing depression. It is defined as "recurring depression with seasonal onset and remission," mostly affecting people who already have depression.
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Families

 

 

Homelessness

 

  • VA's "Wide Path" Out of Homelessness

    There are many roads to homelessness. But the path back is wide…with a lot of help along the way. Vic Modesto is a Veteran who has made that trip…the hard way. We’ll tell you his story.
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Mental Health Recovery

 

 

Returning Veterans

 

 

Substance Abuse

 

  • Alcohol Screening & Counseling

    Alcohol screening followed by brief alcohol counseling has been very effective in helping Veterans with existing and potential drinking problems and is a national prevention priority for the VA.
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  • The Drinker’s Check-Up

    Only you can decide what, if anything you'd like to change. If you decide you would like to make a change, VA stands ready to help.
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Trauma

 

 

Suicide Prevention

 

 

Women Veterans

 

 

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