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Emerald Empire Chapter
Military Officers Association of America
The Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs has a new website that can also be useful to you as you navigate through resources that are available to veterans.
Their website is: http://www.oregon.gov/ODVA/Pages/default.aspx
Lacy J. Cromwell
Oregon National Guard
Family Assistance Specialist
3106 Pierce Pkwy
Springfield, OR 97477
Saint Vincent de Paul of Lane County
Supportive Services for Veteran Families
*St Vincent de Paul has a number of staff specifically dedicated to veteran issues/needs.
A free web resource that provides information about substance abuse, mental health issues and PTSD is provided by Drugrehab.com. Their website address is: www.drugrehab.com/addiction/veterans/
Tuck: a resource guide about trauma and sleep
This guide includes information about what to do if PTSD or a traumatic brain injury is causing insomnia or disturbed sleep. Their website is: https://www.tuck.com/trauma-and-sleep/
Lane County Veteran's Service Office
151 West 7th Ave. Suite 460
Eugene, OR 97401
The above organizations are here for you to gain quick access for help/assistance in a timely manner. Once contact has been initiated, there is a myriad of services available.
Eugene Vet Center
190 East 11th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401
The Emerald Empire chapter of MOAA compiled this short list of resources below in an effort to make information and assistance available to any military member, whether veteran, retired military, active duty military, or family member living in Lane County.
* It is not necessary to be a member of this chapter to contact the organizations below. All we ask is that you mention this website as your source.
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HELP PREVENT VETERAN SUICIDE...NARRATED BY TOM HANKS
VA continues to emphasize #BeThere as a way to spread the message that suicide is preventable and YOU can help stop suicide.
Through a partnership involving Veterans Affairs and Johnson & Johnson, actor Tom Hanks has voiced a Veteran suicide prevention public service announcement video.
70 seconds 30 seconds
The mission of the Emerald Empire Chapter of MOAA is to advocate for our military community and connect it to the nation we serve.