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US Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Health Care 

July 21, 2022

VA health care news you can use

There’s a lot going on in VA health care. Here are some of our latest stories about Veterans and for Veterans. Find out how to apply for VA health care benefits.

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New number, same 24/7 crisis support

Share the new Veterans Crisis Line number with those you served with so they’re prepared in case of a crisis—Dial 988 then Press 1.  

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Patient advocate helps Veterans “any way I can” 

Martin Longoria loves to answer questions and help his fellow Veterans, so much so that he made it his job.

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OKC VA welcomes new therapy dog

Labrador retriever Val (left) has joined colleague Raisin as the newest recreational therapy dog at the Oklahoma City VA.

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Genetic testing may help patients with depression

Patients who underwent genetic testing had more positive outcomes compared with patients in usual care.

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