• Caring for the Whole rural Veteran

    VA’s Whole Health involves more than just physical health care. VA’s Office of Rural Health Rural Veterans brings Whole Health initiatives to rural Veterans.

  • One Veteran’s remarkable results with acupuncture

    Veteran Army paratrooper Eric Sifford, 60, lived with back pain for years until his Whole Health treatment with acupuncture.

  • Innovation Revolutionary: Tranquility garden providing Whole Health care

    Innovation Revolutionary Sheila Johnson is providing new care alternatives, including a tranquility garden, for Veterans who need mental health care.

  • #VADidThat: Caring for Veterans’ Whole Health

    Navy Veteran Tammy D'Alesandro shares her life-changing experience participating in VA’s Whole Health program. “This program saved my life.”

  • Sticking it out: Acupuncture helps Veteran beat addiction

    His mechanic job in Vietnam took its toll on his back. He used morphine until VA suggested acupuncture. Today, he feels like a new man.

  • From medication to meditation – Whole Health changes lives

    Two Veterans want to spread the word about how Whole Health has changed their view of VA health care and also their lives.

  • #VADidThat: A weight management program that’s so much more

    MOVE! is a weight management and health promotion program designed to improve the lives of Veterans like this Marine and Vietnam War Veteran.

  • Caregiver of Iraqi Freedom Veteran praises Campaign for Inclusive Care

    A caregiver for an Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran shares her journey in the Campaign for Inclusive Care and VA’s Caregiver Support Program.

  • Live Whole Health #104 – Intention Setting

    The start of a new year is a good time to pause and reflect on both the past year and the year ahead, setting intentions and goals.

  • Healthy habits: You have it in you

    You have it in you. Rediscover your best health using tools gained during your time in the service. VA can help you improve your physical and mental wellbeing.

  • Live Whole Health Blog #97: Loving Kindness Practice

    With the holidays fast approaching, it is easy to get caught up in thinking about all the things in our lives that are just “not right.”

  • Chats with the Chief: Dr. Eric Schoomaker, VHA’s Whole Health Advisor on Why VA wants to know what matters to you

    In this week’s episode of Chats with the Chief, VHA Chief of Staff Jon Jensen talks “Whole Health” as the comprehensive approach to wellbeing with retired Army Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, MD, PhD, VHA’s Whole Health advisor.

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