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Whole Health for Life Internet Site: Veterans and VA staff can visit this site to use online resources, tools, and other information to support whole health.
Whole Health System Video Series: Veterans and VA staff can watch these brief videos and podcasts to learn more about whole health from other Veterans, VA leaders, and clinicians across VA.
Personal Health Inventory: Veterans and staff are invited to think about their health in a new way, focusing on what matters most in life and what brings them joy and happiness. Listen to a podcast about this approach and complete a Personal Health Inventory to identify areas of focus to help you achieve your goals.
Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health – Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET): VA’s Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention recently completed its initial implementation findings report on REACH VET for internal VA audiences. The report (attached below) is an evaluation of REACH VET and shows that REACH VET has a positive impact on Veteran well-being: Veterans engaged by REACH VET have more health care appointments, fewer inpatient mental health admissions, and lower all-cause mortality.
Home Based Primary Care: Home based health care services are for Veterans who have complex health care needs and for whom routine clinic-based care is not effective.
Telehealth and Telemental Services: These services create virtual linkages between VHA patients and mental health providers separated by distance or time, including a pilot telehealth program that will give rural Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) remote access to psychotherapy and related services.
Home-Based Mental Health Evaluation (HOME) program: The program bridges the gap between inpatient psychiatric hospitalization and outpatient care by providing weekly suicide risk assessment, safety planning, and trouble-shooting around barriers to treatment engagement.