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VA Secretary praises department's model path to ending opioid addiction: Statement follows President Trump's remarks at summit addressing drug crisis (4/24/2019)
Calling the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs a recognized leader in pain management and opioid safety, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie today underscored the department's innovative approaches to chronic pain management.
New text feature available through VA's Women Veterans Call Center: Users may now text, call or chat to learn about resources (4/23/2019)
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) added a text messaging feature to the Women Veterans Call Center on April 23, providing another convenient way for women to seek information about VA benefits, health care and available resources.
VA's improvements to Veteran community care under MISSION Act on track for June 6 implementation (4/22/2019)
As the one-year anniversary of President Trump's signing of the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act of 2018 approaches on June 6, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is making significant strides in implementing major improvements to community care for Veterans.