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#ThePowerOf1September is Suicide Prevention Month
Be a part of The Power of 1 by showing your support during Suicide Prevention Month this September. This is a VA campaign that explains how one small act can make a difference in the life of a Veteran in crisis.
Care Enough to ShareCare Enough to Share
Strength through service. Caring with community. Together, we can help more Veterans get the mental health care they need. Pursue your chance to make a positive impact on Veterans' lives - and on your career.
June Awareness MonthJune - Alzheimers and Brain Awareness Month
June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month. Whether by age, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), know the risk factors for developing the disease.
Hepatitis AwarenessMay - Hepatitis Awareness Month
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month- The VA Office of Public Health is raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encouraging testing among all Veterans. If left untreated, hepatitis is life threatening.
V15 Web RedesignVISN 15 Website Redesign
The VA began the process of an agency-wide website redesign in 2012. Why? Because you old us in our customer satisfaction surveys that you wanted your information in a fresh and up-to-date design.
From Combat to the ClassroomFrom Combat to the Classroom
Though some Veterans are not that far removed from their high school graduation, most attending college are considered non-traditional students which can make adapting to college life more difficult for Veterans.
Risky Drinking and Your HealthRisky Drinking and Your Health
Veterans may be unaware when alcohol use has crossed over to risky drinking. For this reason, VA healthcare providers use a tool called the AUDIT-C to increase awareness about drinking habits.
Check-In Kiosks at KCVANew Check-In Kiosks at the Kansas City VAMC
The Kansas City VAMC has installed 18 kiosks throughout the medical center and Honor Annex. These kiosks will help reduce the Veteran's wait time and allow the Veteran to get to their appointment faster.
William J. WilsonHomeless Veteran Helped Through VA
William J. Wilson will be 71 years old in December, and he has a new lease on life. Wilson grew up in Detroit, Michigan, married when he was “too young,” at the age of 18 and soon after was drafted into the Army.

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