- Hot Springs Road Construction
The River Street Watershed Improvements project is about to get underway.
- 2013 National VHA Survey of Enrollees
The VHA’s Office of the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health (ADUSH) for Policy and Planning is conducting the 2013 edition of the national VHA Survey of Enrollees.
- VA BHHCS Creative Arts Festival
The Black Hills of South Dakota have a lot of hidden artistic talent. The Veteran population of the Black Hills is no exception. Veterans from all over western South Dakota brought their works of art to the Fort Meade VA Medical Center for the VA Black Hills Health Care System Creative Arts Festival this past week. Some Veterans traveled up to 250 miles to bring their entries.
- Saddened by Veteran Death
With great regret we inform you that a Veteran served by VA Black Hills Health Care System was found dead in the community of Hot Springs Wednesday evening. No further details are available at this time. The Hot Springs City Police Department is investigating this unfortunate event and further questions should be directed to them.
- Semi-annual Women's PTSD Retreat in April
We invite Women Veterans of all eras and family members (wives, mothers, significant others, etc.) of male veterans traumatized by experiences during military service to join our women's circle, where you will find support, understanding, and a network of friends.
- VA Firefighters Assist with Community House Fire
The Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department and the Fort Meade VA Medical Center Fire Department responded to a house fire at about 6 p.m. Monday, February 11.
- Be involved in your HEALTH CARE
The online version of the Veterans Health at Home Lifetime Guide provides an easy-to-read, step-by-step guide to maintaining and enhancing your health. The VA Black Hills Health Care System is happy provide to this free reference to assist you in managing your health.
- 2013 Salute Hospitalized Veterans
VA Black Hills Health Care System (BHHCS) invites the public to participate in open-house activities February 10-16, during the observance of National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans.
- Veteran Resource Fair
Veterans and their families are invited to the Hot Springs VA Medical Center to meet with businesses and organizations that provide services Veterans can take advantage of.
- Four Chaplains Memorial Service
VA Black Hills Health Care System invites the public to participate in the observance of National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans and the Four Chaplains memorial service
- 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.