Covid 19

Mental Health, Substance Use, and the White River Junction Veterans Administration Healthcare System

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 12:00pm

If you’re a Veteran and you need help accessing VA services during the times of COVID-19, reach out to the RRC.
 
Am I eligible for VA services? How do I access VA services? What VA services are available at the Burlington Lakeside Clinic?
 
WELCOME
Mayor Miro Weinberger
 
PANELISTS 
Joshua Gerasimof, MA
Certified Veteran Peer Support Specialist, White River Junction VA Medical Center
  
Laura Gibson, PhD
Associate Chief of Mental Health, White River Junction VA Medical Center
Director Mental Health Services, Burlington Lakeside VA Clinic
 
Jonathan Schwartz, MD
Staff Psychiatrist, White River Junction VA Medical Center
 
Meghan Snitkin, LICSW
Homeless Program Coordinator
Former Suicide Prevention Coordinator, White River Junction VA Medical Center
 
MODERATOR
Anthony Jackson-Miller
Mental Health Resource Lead, RRC

PHONE NUMBERS

WRJ VA Eligibility Office: 802-295-9363  x 5118 (if you are not yet enrolled or have questions about enrollment)

WRJ VA Mental Health: 802-295-9363  x5760

Burlington Lakeside Clinic Mental Health: 657-7090

Veterans Crisis line For MH emergencies, please call the 24/7 Veterans Crisis line at 800-273-8255 
press 1 for Veterans or send a text to 838255.

https://www.va.gov/homeless/nationalcallcenter.asp
1-877-4AID VET (877-424-3838)