Are you considering seeking treatment for PTSD? Use the free, interactive PTSD Treatment Decision Aid from Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD to learn about effective treatments and consider which one may be best for you. Click here to be taken directly to the guide, or visit the “Useful Links” tab of our Veterans Services webpage.
How to Use the PTSD Treatment Decision Aid
Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD. (2017, June). PTSD Treatment Decision Aid. Retrieved from
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) aims to help you stay healthy. Click the table below to view the preventive health services (screening tests, medications, health counseling, and vaccines) that VHA recommends for adult women of average risk.
The guide was designed for those with different learning styles and includesstep by step instructions for use. Another helpful resource guide is The Green Book,published by Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley. Both guides are to be used inconjunction with each other. The information contained in the Veterans Resource Guide has been compiled fromlocal, state and federal resources and used to assist veterans, their families andprofessionals working with veterans to find access to service-related benefits.Every effort has been taken to ensure the best possible accuracy of the informationcontained in the guide. However, information is very fluid and is always subject tochange without notice. For that reason, an on-line version with the latest updates canbe accessed at www.esmv.org. Should you find an error or know certain information to be incorrect, please contact
PsychArmor Institute offers free online courses that are self-paced. Their subject matter covers topic areas geared toward military culture, healthcare providers, employers, K-12 educators, higher education, volunteers, caregivers and families, transitioning service members, and communities serving Veterans. They provide resources to help all Americans engage effectively with service members and veterans.
This is the third installment of “Your Military Minute”, where we talk about Veterans Services right in our backyard. Steven A. Croteau from the Veterans Bonus Division shares how to determine if you are eligible for a Massachusetts Veterans’ Bonus.
A Veterans Appreciation Dinner was held last night, November 26, at the North Andover Senior Center. The meal was generously provided by the Accidental Food Bank and served by Local Scout Troops. One of the scouts read a Veterans Appreciation Essay in which she wrote. Senator Bruce Tarr was also present to speak and show his support. Steven Croteau from the Veterans Bonus Division in Boston and Joseph LeBlanc, District Director of Veterans Services for North Andover and Boxford, conducted the outreach. Thank you to everyone who had part in making this event a success!
It’s always special to recognize a Veteran’s Service. It’s especially an honor to recognize the service of our World War II Veterans. Corporal Stillwell, Enlisted in the U.S. Army on the 21st of June, 1943, served in the Rhineland, and Central European Campaigns. Corporal Stillwell was captured by German forces, in Germany in 1944. He spent the balance of the war as a Prisoner of War, returning home the 17th, of June 1945. This Senate Citation was presented by Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr today.
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