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VA and PsychArmor Institute Offer Online Suicide Prevention Training

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in collaboration with PsychArmor Institute, a national nonprofit that provides online education and support to Americans who work with, live with or care for military service members, Veterans and their families, recently launched an online suicide-prevention training video, titled “SAVE,” which is designed to equip […]

Third Annual WDVA Serving Those Who Served Conference Aug. 1-2, 2018

Join us to help establish greater collaboration within the Veteran Service Community on both sides of WA state. The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs hosts its third annual conference, “Serving Those Who Served” August 1 and 2 in Wenatchee. The event is held both days from 8:00 AM – […]

Join WVC Veteran Knights Club for Armed Forces Day, Sat. May 19

The Wenatchee Valley College Veteran Knights host Armed Forces Day, a Celebration by the Fountain, Saturday, May 19, from 10 am to 3 pm at the college, 1300 Fifth Street, Wenatchee, WA. The event is free and open to the public. Food is available, along with classic car and military […]

Welcome S. Dianne Hansen

S. Dianne Hansen, MA, Education-Psychology/ BS, Sociology/Social Work Dianne has worked in mental health counseling and related fields since 1988. She is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and a graduate of George Fox University, where she studied sociology and social work and earned a BS in Sociology/Social Work.  She received […]

Retreats for Veterans

Organizations in Central Washington provide retreats for veterans, usually couples. Chelan – Honorable Welcome Home Offers retreats in March and May. For more information contact: Pastor Paul Palumbo, 509-682-9063 or  

Transportation to VA Medical Centers

The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched the Veterans Transportation Service, a transportation service to VA Medical Centers and Community Outpatient Clinics (CBOC’s). For program information, contact: VTS Coordinator Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center 4815 N. Assembly Street Spokane, WA 99205 509-434-7000 website Contact: Donald Moore 509-434-7537 – See more […]

About Marv Hinz

Marv first worked with the military after being drafted into the Army during the Vietnam War. After becoming a counselor in the military, Marv moved into crisis intervention work with adolescents and their families. Later he developed a family counseling agency. He also worked with foster and group homes, and […]