Veterans

Website Reviews: Veterans Benefits Administration

The Veterans Benefits Administration, an organizational element of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, is responsible for administering the Department’s programs that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Veterans in connection with the Veterans Health Administration and the National Cemetery Administration.

App Reviews: PTSD Coach

In order to address the growing trend of military personnel and veterans experiencing PTSD, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in cooperation with the VA’s National Center for PTSD and DoD’s National Center for Telehealth & Technology created the PTSD Coach application as a tool to help sufferers cope with the effects of the disorder. According to the description in the Google Play store, the purpose of the app is to provide “users with education about PTSD, information about professional care, a self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help users manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD."

Veterans Resource Web Links (Florida)

This list of website resources for Veterans was created as part of a career development class. It includes links to job resources, Veteran's benefits, unemployment, health and other Egov services. The doc was also loaded onto flash-drives for participants to take away & access. Submitted by nortonj@mycitylibrary.org, at the Mandel Public Library (formerly known as the West Palm Beach Public Library).