Founded in 2004 by an Iraq veteran, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is the first and largest organization for new veterans and their families, with nearly 300,000 members and supporters nationwide. IAVA is a 21st century veterans’ organization dedicated to standing with the 2.6 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan from their first day home through the rest of their lives.
Outward Bound for Veterans helps thousands of returning service members and recent veterans readjust to life at home through FULLY FUNDED wilderness courses that draw on the healing benefit of teamwork and challenge through use of the natural world.
The Syracuse VA Medical Center provides a full range of patient care services, education, and research, including primary care, mental health care, tertiary care, and long-term care, and services in the fields of physical medicine, rehabilitation, neurology, oncology dentistry, and geriatrics. The VA Medical Center also operates a Community Care Center that provides a community day program, mental health intensive case management program, homeless veteran program, and vocational services.
The Behavioral Health Care Line at the Syracuse VA Medical Center serves Veterans in inpatient and outpatient settings to help them achieve a full and meaningful life. Mental health services are provided in a number of settings based on the needs of the patient. Our Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic provides mental health services as a part of the Patient Aligned Care Team to help Veterans work toward symptom resolution. Inpatient Behavioral Health Care is available for Veterans who require more intervention than can be provided in the community.