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  • New Anger Management Course Now Available

    Anger is an emotion that everyone feels. It can range from mild irritation to intense fury. Different people experience different triggers, with the most common being stress, frustration, disappointment, resentment, annoyance and disrespect.
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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