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Group helps caregivers of veterans with PTSD

By Valley News Dispatch
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

VA Butler Healthcare is offering a monthly support group to all caregivers whose veterans have post-traumatic stress disorder. The PTSD group provides support and discussion for caregivers as well as information about caregiver resources available at VA.

The group meets from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Butler VA, 325 New Castle Road, Butler. There is open enrollment and no fee to participate.

The VA offers several support programs for caregivers including the caregiver-support line at 855-260-3274, adult day health care, home-based primary care, respite care, home telehealth.

The VA Butler's caregiver support coordinator is available to provide caregivers with information about these and other resources.

For more information about the PTSD Caregiver Support Group or additional caregiver-support information, contact Karen Gliebe, coordinator, 724-285-2492.



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