District 14 Mental Health Awareness
2020 - 2021 Year
Still Working on Page!
The District is very fortunate to have a dedicated Mental Health Awareness Chairman in Lee Anna Davis and you can contact her by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. There are many challenges and changes coming to veterans across this state and nations. Leeann an advocate for these changes within the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VWF) and other organizations that effect our veterans. The VFW is just a part of the process from National, Department, District and Post level. We are all here to assist and help all our veterans improve thiers Mental Health Issues.
On this web page we will try to explain what’s coming and what is here now. We will provide internet links and phone numbers to help assist you in your endeavor. We are part of the VFW Mental Health Awareness Program that maintain a network of volunteer across Texas VFW Post.
VFW Mental Wellness Campaign
A staggering 22 veterans commit suicide every day, and the VFW is committed to helping change the narrative and stigma surrounding mental health in America.
In order to raise awareness, foster community engagement, improve research and provide intervention for those affected by invisible injuries and emotional stress, the VFW has teamed up with the nationwide organizations Give an Hour and the Campaign to Change Direction, One Mind, PatientsLikeMe and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation to combat this critical issue.
MENTAL HEALTH MOMENT
Myths and facts about mental health
July 13, 2020
There are myths about mental health conditions that simply aren’t true. Unfortunately, these negative stereotypes prevent many people from reaching out and getting the help they need. By understanding the truth about mental health, you can spread the word to help raise awareness and fight the stigma.
VA HOTLINE - Dial 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to talk to someone.
You can send a text message to 838255 to connect with a VA responder.
Listed Below are some others links - "Just Click on these Links."
Mental Health Texas.org
May is Mental Health Awareness Month - VFW
Mental Health Awareness Month - Quality of Care
Mental Health Resources | Veterans Families United
Veteran Mental Health - National Veterans Foundation
VA Mental Health Care
Sunshine Behavioral Health - Veterans
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