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VA Portland Health Care System

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Welcome to the VA Portland Health Care System


Honoring America’s Veterans with quality health care services, part of the largest integrated health care ...

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VAPORHCS 2015 Annual Report

The 2015 VAPORHCS Annual Report; 24 pgs. of stories and info about our Veterans, staff and services.

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VA nurses Heather Frank and Jill Jefferson along with Simulator SAM during ICU simulation training

Are You Ready to Make Your Choices?

Advance Care Planning: Your preferences for future health care.

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Suicide Prevention - YOUR action could save a life

An average of 20 Veterans a day died from suicide in 2014 in the United States, according to an extensive analysis of Veteran suicide rates conducted by the VA . With that being said, Suicide Prevention Month takes on an incredibly important role as a tool to help educate our society so we all know and do all we can to stop it.

VA Portland Health Care System has a team of suicide prevention staff who play a key role in responding to Veterans in crisis including those who call the Veterans Crisis Line. The Portland VA Suicide Prevention Team  provides consultation and training to all staff within the health care system and supports the belief that suicide prevention is a public health problem that everyone can help to end.

Go to pages 2-3 in the September VAPORHCS Veteran Connection newsletter for this story and others.

Local Features

Inside Veterans Health

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Advance Care Planning

Are you ready to make your choices? Advance Care Planning: Your preferences for future health care. Advance Directive: Tell others your preferences and who you have chosen to be your Health Care Agent. Full Story

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Events & Classes

Portland Medical Center "Quit Now" Tobacco Cessation for Complex Addictions
Oct 25, 2016  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  (PST)  
P2, Bldg. 104

Portland Medical Center "Quit Now" Tobacco Cessation Groups
Oct 26, 2016  9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  (PST)  
Bldg. 104, P2 MHC Room 105A, (large group room)

VBA Representatives on Station at VAPORHCS
Oct 26, 2016 
Bldg. 101, Room 107

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VA Portland Health Care System

3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Rd.
Portland, OR 97239
503-220-8262 | 800-949-1004 Directions

Vancouver Campus

1601 E Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98661

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