Cooking For Your Mind: Nutrition & Mental Health for Women Veterans Event a Success

adagio cooking event imageThe Northwest Pennsylvania (NW PA) Veteran Suicide Prevention Program operates on a three-pronged approach involving healthcare providers, community organizations, and Veterans and their families in the 15 counties of NW PA.

On April 29, 2023, a women Veterans event was held at Adagio Health in New Castle, PA, in collaboration with Northwest Pennsylvania Veteran Suicide Prevention Program. Cooking For Your Mind: Nutrition & Mental Health for Women Veterans featured registered dietitians and a licensed therapist and discussed ways to support mental health and overall well-being, including cooking demonstrations, recipes, and take-home bags of fresh food.

The photos highlight the joy and camaraderie experienced by attendees of all ages!

Photos by Patti Tanner

Women Veteran nutrition demonstrationCooking for your mind event photo


Looking to Get Involved?

friends standing togetherWhether you identify as a healthcare provider, community organization, or Veteran, there are several opportunities through the NW PA Veteran Suicide Prevention Program and PERU to connect to resources, participate in educational training, and promote harm reduction strategies. We are actively recruiting healthcare and community partners to work with us in meeting our goals and objectives. To learn more, visit the program website at

Need Help? Know Someone Who Does? Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 or use the online Lifeline Crisis Chat. Both are free and confidential. You’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor in your area.

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