Medical Health Information
- Dept of VA Public Health Home page - Links to health & wellness, hazardous exposures, diseases & conditions, patient treatment, Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses, Camp Lejeune and many more. Also links to MyHealtheVet, Women Veterans Health and eBenefits gateway.
- VHA Health Programs for Veterans - Beyond the doctors and nurses who provide you with high-quality health care, VHA offers tools and information to help you reach your optimal health. Tools like My HealtheVet enable you to manage your medical priorities through an online prescription refill service, personal health journal, and links to Federal and VA benefits. Use the health support services listed on their page to maintain your physical and mental wellness.
- Medline Plus - Offers many other links not listed here that you might find helpful as you look for answers to your Military/Veterans health issues.
- Veterans Aid & Attendance Pension - This program provides benefits to veterans and their spouses who require ongoing care for eating, bathing, dressing and undressing, and other natural needs. Disabled veterans can use this benefit to pay a caregiver or other long-term care scenario. The amount of the benefit varies based on whether the veteran alone or the veteran and spouse are needing care, or whether the pension is going to a surviving spouse.
- New Mouth Dental was created to keep the public educated about the current dental care practices, oral health basics and how to find the best treatments possible. We also connect patients with the best dentists in their area depending on individual treatment needs. I one stop shop for your oral needs. This particular page describes how your Military Service may have impacted your mouth, other than learning how to curse.
- Persian Gulf War Veterans Illnesses - those who need assistance may want to check this site reporting on the Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veteran’s Illnesses.
- Dept of VA Geriatrics and Extended Care - Veterans can receive long-term care programs and services at home, at VA medical centers, or in the community. Please see our programs and services page. Contact your local VA medical center for more information on the long-term care and geriatrics services provided.
- DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WARRIOR CARE The Office of Warrior Care Policy offers access to several benefits and services, including compensation, caregiver support and care management, that can provide assistance to wounded, ill, and injured Service members and their families as they identify needs and shortfalls in resources, and begin searching for solutions.
- Cancer.Net - Offers all kinds of Cancer support from information on the types of cancer, Coping with cancer, research & advocacy, navigating cancer care including a list of financial resources and Survivorship.
- National Comprehensive Cancer Network - offers Patient & Care Givers Resources and guidelines that can help you talk with your doctor and guide you through your treatment while beating cancer. NCCN is a not for profit alliance of 27 of the world’s leading cancer centers to improve the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.
- Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR.org) - ACOR is a unique collection of online cancer communities designed to provide timely and accurate information in a supportive environment. It is a free lifeline for anyone affected by cancer & related disorders.
- The Ultimate Guide for Looking Your Best While Overcoming Cancer - While most of the information might be geared towards women, anyone can use these tips while maintaining your wellbeing and positive attitude as you beat cancer. Mindset is crucial in winning and one way to start is to feel good about you. Dig in and begin that winning look.
- Internet Sites for Families Living With Cancer - links that can help you!!
- Tricare - is the health care program serving Uniformed Service Members, retirees and their families.
- Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA facilitates innovative community-based solutions that foster access to evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for military service members, veterans, and their families at risk for or experiencing mental and/or substance use disorders by providing state-of-the-art technical assistance, consultation, and training. SAMHSA does this work in close partnership with TRICARE, Department of Defense, and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) services.
- VHA Office of Community Care CHAMPVA - is a comprehensive health care program where the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries. Check their Eligibility Page to see if you might qualify.
- Military Sexual Trauma - Both women and men may experience MST during their service. All Veterans seen at Veterans Health Administration facilities are asked about experiences of sexual trauma because we know that any type of trauma can affect a person’s physical and mental health, even many years later. We also know that people can recover from trauma. VA has free services to help Veterans recover from this type of trauma. You do not need to have a service connected VA disability rating to receive these services and may be able to receive services even if you are not eligible for other VA care. You do not need to have reported the incident(s) when they happened or have other documentation that they occurred. This website has information about the health care services that VA has available for Veterans who experienced MST. Please view this fact sheet Disability Compensation for Personal Assault or Military Sexual Trauma for information about VA disability compensation for conditions related to MST.
- Women Veterans Health Care and Sexual Trauma - This VA website has created materials to raise awareness of sexual trauma and lists resources for treatment.
- Womens Health.gov lists resources by state who provide support for women who have experienced abuse. If you do not find your state or need to speak with someone right away, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline for help in your area - 800-799-7233. Also read their pages listed in the left column under Relationships and Safety for more resources.
- Bosma Enterprises - Navigating Blindness by providing visionary solutions. Bosma Enterprises is a nonprofit organization that’s been helping Hoosiers with blindness and visual impairment for more than 100 years. Our experienced staff members (more than half of whom have low vision) offer personalized programs ranging from counseling to job placement to training for daily living, helping adults gain the life skills they need to remain independent and the job skills they need to stay self-sufficient.
- Sleep Disorders - At Tuck.com they can assist in understanding what your sleep issue might be. They specifically deal with sleep disorders associated with trauma, TBI and PTSD and they have suggestions / tips that you might find useful. Also at Sleepopolis.com they offer even more helpful tips on getting a complete and restful nights sleep.
- At Mattress Clarity we do not sell mattresses, we review most every mattress on the market with our team of sleep experts. Our experts are knowledgeable on what a good night sleep is and most issues one can have in trying to sleep. This site has a special page directed specifically at Veterans and the varied issues a Veteran might have trying to sleep. From basic insomnia issues to drugs related issues to PTSD/TBI, they have some very good answers and links that I hope will help you find your good nights sleep.
- Besthearinghealth.com is a site informing us about the hearing issues Veterans might encounter and how to resolve them. A very good site!!
- Ultimate Guide to Strength Sports for Veterans - This article makes a strong statement about sports training being a great way to get your mind and body in the right place. As a soldier struggling with their demons this gets you, your mind and body back in alignment working with a team of like minded individuals. Read their info, watch the videos and get inspired to join society once again.
- CBD Choice - If you haven’t heard about Canabodial (CBD) and it’s positive affects on the body, then you need to read this article and give CBD a try. I personally have been using it for over 10 years to live through chronic back pain and now many other ailments and it works!! This site will list many other uses CBD can enhance for you including dealing with PTSD. Give them a look and checkout the products they list from other companies. Give it time as it’s not a one shot deal and you’re fixed.
Disclaimer:The web sites listed above are not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by the Hamilton County Veterans Corp., or its Officers, and has no official or unofficial affiliation with the Hamilton County Veterans Corp., or its Officers, or its membership. This web page was created as a resource for the members of the Hamilton County Veterans Corp. as well as use by the general public
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