FCC Designated ‘988’ As 3-Digit Number for National Suicide Prevention Hotline

On July 16, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to established 988 as the new, nationwide, 3-digit phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. The rules require all phone service providers to direct all 988 calls to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by July […]

Suicide Prevention

Overview Suicide affects all Americans. The White House and VA joined efforts in launching the REACH on July 7, 2020, a national public health campaign aimed at empowering all Americans to support suicide prevention. Veterans are committing suicide at a higher rate than the general population. Thoughts of suicide are painful. Those who have previously […]

Substance Abuse Recovery Program

The Substance Abuse Recovery Program (SARP) is an intensive outpatient program for eligible Veterans suffering from the disease of alcoholism, heroin, cocaine, or other drug additions and substance abuse. SARP is a 4 Track, 10 Week Program Orientation (one time) Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. The 4 Track include Track 1: Admission […]

Consumer Action – COVID-19 Educational Project

https://www.consumer-action.org/modules/module-COVID-19 COVID-19 EDUCATIONAL PROJECT   The coronavirus pandemic has shone a harsh light on the financial vulnerability of consumers from all walks of life. Consumer Action’s COVID-19 Educational Project offers fact sheets, webinars and resource lists to help improve the ongoing financial health of families and  individuals during the pandemic. Check back frequently for new […]

File a Claim for Your Veteran Disability Benefits

Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) is still accepting claims for disability compensation despite the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak nationwide. On May 28, the VBA resumed in-person compensation and pension (C&P) exams in some locations and plan to make them available in more when possible. If an in-person exam is not available yet, you can still submit private […]

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