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07/28/2022 10:01 AM EDT

The Veterans Crisis Line’s new number—Dial 988 then Press 1—gives Veterans in crisis a shorter, easier-to-remember way to get support as quickly as possible. You don’t need to be an expert to make a difference in the life of a Veteran. Anyone can spread the word. Start by making sure all the Veterans in your life know about this new number. [From VA News]

07/28/2022 09:00 AM EDT

Lenah S. Higbee was one of the Sacred Twenty, or first group of women to serve in the Navy Nurse Corps. She became instrumental in expanding the Navy Nurse Corps’ roles and was the first living women to receive a Navy Cross. [From VA News]

07/25/2022 04:00 PM EDT

When was the last time you stopped to think about and thank your body? It’s easy to be critical, annoyed or bothered by your perception of your body’s limitations. Whether from aches and pains or movements that you used to be able to do with ease—but now struggle with—we tend to notice our body’s limitations more than we notice its abilities. [From VA News]

07/22/2022 02:00 PM EDT

Veterans have free access to a new digital library of employment and small business resources and accessible skills training. Syracuse University’s D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and Syracuse University Libraries and the School of Information Studies (iSchool) recently launched the IVMF Digital Library. [From VA News]