LGBT Veteran Video Project: The film The Camouflage Closet is a documentary about 9 LGBT Veterans' experiences with PTSD, trauma and recovery.This film incorporates the firsthand perspectives of LGBT Veterans who were provided with cameras, tools, and training to create video narratives for the purpose of increasing awareness among mental health clinicians, Veterans and LGBT Civilians.
raise awareness about LGBT Veterans and staff at VAPAHCS,3.
provide support and social opportunities for LGBT staff, and4.
increase enrollment at VAPAHCS among LGBT Veterans and employment among LGBT staff.
With the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 and federal agencies from the Pentagon to the VA observing Gay Pride Month, opportunities abound for new developments in LGBT Veteran health care.
We hope you choose VAPAHCS and join our growing team of Veterans and staff to create an LGBT Veteran community and health care system in this exciting time of social advancement!
Resources for Veterans: LGBT Veterans are invited to participate in an LGBT Veteran Support Group to meet other LGBT Veterans and enjoy a supportive environment to give and receive support from peers.For more information, please call group facilitators Heliana Ramirez, LISW, (650) 444-8586, or Gabriel Lonero, LCSW, (650) 493-5000 x28844.Join us for the San Francisco Pride March on June 26, 2016!Welcome home LGBT Veterans and thank you for your service!The VA Palo Alto Health Care System offers a variety of programs to create a health care system that is responsive to the particular needs of LGBT patients and staff by building upon the unique strengths of LGBT culture.You Are Not Alone America is home to an estimated one million LGBT service members and Veterans, who have served the US military with honor and distinction.