“The Chillicothe VA offers what
is called the ‘MOVE’ program, for people who want to get into more exercise. We
have our diabetes program, with several coordinators here today talking about
diabetes. We have a lot of programs with the homeless and with foster care,
which we are really trying to push. On September 27 we’ll be reaching
out to about 300 homeless vets, handing out sleeping bags and so on. Also, this
is Suicide Prevention Month so we’re pushing that program as well."
Cox says the Chillicothe VA
Medical Center is especially known for its Post Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
and environmental health programs.
contact the VA for more information on vital services, he says "yo
u can just call our main
number, 740-773-1141, and there are operators to guide you to whatever areas
you want or need.”
The number for the Marietta VA
clinic on Colegate Drive is 740-568-0412.
The VA Suicide Prevention Hotline
is 1-800-273-8255 extension 1.