VA Hospital to start stress management program

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IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) - The Oscar G Johnson VA Medical Center is starting a new program to help veterans manage stress. Vets will learn how to recognize stress and how to better cope with it.

The program will spread out once per week over four sessions. This is part of their whole health initiative focusing on keeping veterans mind and body healthy.

"We really look at the affect that stress has on both emotional, physical and mental health,” Brenda Reed, a Clinical Psychologist with the hospital, said. “To be able to develop some of those skills to help improve physical factors that could be affected by stress as well the emotional and mental health side of things."

Veterans interested in signing up can contact the hospital directly at 906-774-3300 ext 34793.



 
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