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Caring for Veterans in Crisis: First Responder Summit

February 22, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Erie first responders summit

Caring for Veterans in Crisis

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
8:30 a.m. – Noon | Registration 8:00 a.m.
Blasco Library
Hirt Auditorium
160 East Front Street, Erie, PA 16507

Erie VA Medical Center Behavioral Health Clinic and the Erie County Department of Veterans Affairs invite front line workers, police, fire and rescue, and EMTS participate in our First Responder Summit.
Presenters will share best practices to assist and treat Veterans in:
• Suicide Prevention
• Homeless Care
• Substance Use Disorder
Attendees will also receive information on resources and programs available to assist Veterans with:
• VA’s Whole Health Program – complimentary alternative medicine
• PACT Act Claims – navigating expanded VA health care
• Compensated Work Therapy – Additional employment resources

Speakers will discuss best practices for assisting and treating Veterans in need.

Register by February 21. Contact Jason Brown
at 814-860-2023 or jason.brown10@va.gov


February 22, 2023
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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