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Upcoming VA Portland Events & Classes

Upcoming events at VA Portland

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Here are some upcoming events, classes, workshops for Veterans and their families hosted by VA Portland or by our community partners.

You can see these and others on the VA Portland Facebook Events Page and the VAPORHCS web calendar located at the bottom of the VAPORHCS website main page.

August 29 and Oct 24, 2019 (two opportunities, 8 weeks of sessions), 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.

PTSD Symptom Management Skills Group - Women Only via video from your home

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PTSD symptom management skills group for women by in-home via video technology for women Veterans who are struggling with PTSD symptoms.

Two groups with eight-week of sessions will run with start dates of: August 29 & October 24, 2019.

The 8-week group focuses on SKILLS and TOOLS that can be used every day to help manage PTSD symptoms.

Call for an initial meeting with a group leader will be setup to see if this group is a good match for you; call Patricia Williams at (503) 220-8262 ext 36084 or Clarence Johnson at (503)220-8262 ext. 52607. 

September 11, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Patriots day)

Portland Stand Down hosted by Transition Projects

Portland Veterans Memorial Coliseum

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The Portland Veterans Stand Down – Oregon’s largest – honors and supports Veterans, who are often either experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. Women and men who have served in the military access essential supportive resources and services, employment and connections to local, state and federal support. This community-led partnership combines local nonprofits, government officials, corporations and businesses to welcome more than 400 veterans annually.

September 23, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Chronic Pain Resource Workshop

Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg 100. 2nd floor, Auditorium

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Chronic Pain Resource Workshop: A Whole Health approach hosted by the VA Center for Integrative Pain Center (CIPC).

Do you live with chronic pain?

Join us to hear about the many resources available at VA Portland to help you manage chronic pain and improve your quality of life.

For more information please call Heidi M. Frawley, Pain RN @  503-220-8262 ext. 54807
To be scheduled, please call and leave a message with your name and last four and we will send a confirmation letter.

September 23, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Vancouver Veterans Stand Down, hosted by Clark County Veterans Assistance Center

VAPORHCS Vancouver Campus Gym

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The Clark County Veteran's Assistance Center 2019 Veterans Expo and Stand Down is designed to offer resources & referral for Veteran benefits, employment, education, and social service connections for ALL men and women who serve & have served in the Armed Forces. Lunch will be available to guests, volunteers & providers.

October 19, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Agent Orange / Toxic Exposure Town Hall hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America

Portland VA Medical Center, Bldg 100. 2nd floor, Auditorium

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Hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America Portland Chapter 392.
Learn about the health problems associated with exposure to AGENT ORANGE and other TOXINS and DIOXINS and how this can affect your health and the health of your children and grandchildren.
Come here information from subject matter experts about a sundry of related topics to include available resources and the VA claims process.

Here is a link to VA information related to toxic exposure.


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