West Texas VA Health Care System
Veteran Healing Center The Veteran Healing Center's primary mission is to provide Veterans with active residential rehabilitation and the development of skills necessary for a productive return to community-based living.
Veteran Centered Care Committee The Veteran Centered Care (VCC) Committee has led numerous efforts at the West Texas VA Health Care System. A major accomplishment was the implementation of CREW (Civility, Respect and Engagement in the Workplace).
Veteran Care Beyond your Appointment The West Texas VA Health Care System (WTVAHCS) offers several options for long term care for our Veterans.
With great kindness comes great rewards The volunteers and service organizations that serve the West Texas VA Health Care System have shown year after year how big their hearts for our Veterans are through countless donations of time, money and kindness.
New Year’s Resolutions This year, instead of resolving to lose weight, simply focus on a healthier you! Try these simple yet sensible tips to help you adopt a healthier lifestyle and stick with that resolution all year long!!
Managing Stress during the holidays and beyond Tis the season for the hustle and bustle of the holidays! As joyful as the season can be, it always seems to bring lots of undue stress.
From the Veterans Health Administration
VA Medical Centers Named for Presidents Can you name the three VA medical centers named for United States presidents? Here’s a story on the Franklin Delano Roosevelt campus of the Hudson Valley Healthcare System in Montrose, New York.
Research Today Means Healthier Tomorrow May 13-17 is National VA Research Week with the theme “VA Research Inspires.” VA Research has been part of advances in treating heart disease, diabetes, spinal cord injury and mental health disorders.
PTSD Help: With You When You Need It Most VA is making it possible for Veterans to access PTSD information in mobile friendly formats. Check out the mobile self-help apps and “treatment companion” apps. Find “Where to Get Help for PTSD.”
VA Nurses: Quality and Innovation in Patient Care VA salutes our 80,000 nurses during National Nurses Week…and every week. Every day, VA’s nurses provide state-of-the-art, cost-effective nursing care to America’s Veterans and their families.
Stress? Problems? Here is Free Online Help! Moving Forward is an online program that helps overcome life’s challenges. Designed specifically for Veterans and Military Service Members, but can anyone can use it to make problems more manageable.
An Easier-to-Understand Billing Statement VA, with help from Veterans, has created a more patient-friendly statement that is easier to understand. The improved statement has a concise layout and several new features that Veterans wanted.
Two Volunteers at Erie VA Team Up to Save a Veteran's Life When a Veteran’s life hung in the balance, two volunteers worked together calmly and efficiently to render aid. Their efforts may have made the difference between life and death.
PTSD Study: Men Versus Women In an effort to develop PTSD treatments that are geared more precisely to the unique needs of men and women, VA researchers have begun to investigate how men and women learn to fear.
Training Veterans to Care for Themselves An Occupational Therapist talks about VA’s Wellness Program and how Tai Chi helps Veterans and their families with memory, improved sleep, decreased stress and overall health.
Learn About the Impact of Sexual Trauma Military sexual trauma (MST) refers to sexual assault during military service. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, time to talk about services VA has available for Veterans who experienced MST.