Military and Veterans Health

Military and Veterans Health

Deployment Health Clinical Center
(U.S. Department of Defense)
Learn about the injuries and other health issues that are affecting troops in war zones and other foreign lands. Select Health Conditions and Concerns. Topics include depression, combat stress, suicide, SARS, malaria, traumatic brain injury, and more.
https://www.pdhealth.mil/about_dhcc.asp
Facilities Directory of the Veterans Health Administration
(Veterans Health Administration)
This Facilities Directory of the Veterans Health Administration provides information about their services. You can browse by administration (benefits, health, cemetery) or by state.
http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/state.asp?STATE=SC&dnum=ALL
Facilities Directory of the Veterans Health Administration: South Carolina
This directory of the Veterans Health Administration provides information about their services in South Carolina. The Veterans Health Administration operates two Health Centers, four Outpatient Clinics and three Vet Centers.
http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/state.asp?dnum=ALL&STATE=SC
Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents
(Department of Veterans Affairs)
This is the official catalog of veterans benefits and includes extensive information about health and death benefits. Also includes phone numbers (headstones and markers, health care revenue center, telecommunication devices for the deaf, and others) and Web sites that provide information, forms, records, etc.
http://www.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp
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My HealtheVet
(Department of Veterans Affairs)
The Gateway to Veteran Health and Wellness. This site is for veterans and their families, to help them keep up-to-date with their health care and informed about health information and services. Its use is voluntary and it is available worldwide. Features include information and news about benefits and services, facts about health, and assessment tools, including drug interaction information. You must register to create and access your personal health record. On this record, you enter information like your primary care doctor, emergency contacts, insurance, medications, health conditions, allergies, etc. The Health eLogs feature lets you record information like blood pressure. blood sugar, cholesterol, heart rate, weight, temperature, and pain level.
https://www.myhealth.va.gov/index.html
Returning from the War Zone
(National Center for PTSD)
These are interactive guides for military members and their families on learning what to expect when a service member comes home from deployment. Provides tips on how to help military member adapt with home life.
http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/reintegration/returning_from_the_war_zone_gui
des.asp
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TRICARE Military Health Plan
(TRICARE Management Activity)
This is the official Web site of the TRICARE Management Activity. TRICARE is a regionally managed health care program for active duty and retired members of the uniformed services, their families, and survivors.
http://www.tricare.mil/
TRICARE Military Treatment Facilities†(MTF)†Locator†
(TRICARE/Military Health System)
Locate military treatment centers worldwide. Includes toll-free phone numbers for each region. For each treatment facility, driving directions, a map of the facility, and a link to the facility's Web site are given.
http://www.tricare.mil/MTF/
VA Caregiver Support
(Department of Veterans Affairs)
Learn about the support and services the VA offers family caregivers who take care of veterans. Find tips about questions to ask, keeping good records, keeping yourself strong, and more. You can search for Help Near Home or call the national Caregiver Support Line to talk with someone.
http://www.caregiver.va.gov/index.asp
Veteranís Health Library
(Department of Veterans Affairs)
Access veteran-focused health information in the form of health sheets, videos, guides, and flipbooks geared toward veterans, their family members, and caregivers. Find information on chronic diseases (asthma, diabetes, COPD), tips on how to live well, information about physical rehabilitation, and a medicine directory. Parts of the website is available in Spanish.
http://www.veteranshealthlibrary.org/

Last Modified: Thursday July 25, 2013 3:04 PM