Physical & Emotional Health Action Group

Goal:  The PEH will serve as a conduit of Information & as a catalyst for activity in all SDVC endeavors related to physical and emotional health of our veteran population in the San Diego County area.  Our efforts will identify resources to maximize delivery of timely, effective, and value added services directly to the veteran and their support network.  Our goal is to promote good health and well being.

Board Champion: Gary Rossio

Co-Champion: Mike Sloan

Active PEH Members:

ACVOW, VAMC San Diego, All Star Vets, Operation Engage America, Resounding Joy, The Soldiers Project, 211 SD, Courage To Call, Connected, PAVE, San Diego VA Regional Office, CALVET, Connected Warrior Program, VA Medical Center, VetBizCommunity Headstrong Project, Soldiers Who Salsa, Wounded Warrior Project, PsychArmor, WAVE Academy, The Soldiers Project, eTherapy Finder, Veterans Museum at Balboa Park


Tenets of Physical and Emotional Health: Approved for 2018

  • Encouragement and Community Involvement and Non-Isolation
  • Mental Health Fitness that promotes harmonious personal and professional relationships
  • Reaching out and promoting intervention to prevent suicide
  • Encouragement of veteran community to attain optimal physical Fitness
  • Coordination with medical personnel to encourage regular medical check ups.

Goal update Physical Health: All Star Vets; Rise Up Radio are planning a Kick Ball event with SDVC on March 17, 2018 at Poway Sports Plex, Save the Date and sign up your team. Womens Health Summit Feb 23, 2018 at Liberty Station. Health Mentor Model to be completed in Mar, 2018. Station to Station Transfer Process: Medically Stable for Transfer;MD to MD agreement for Transfer; Appropriate mode identified. Healing Arts event, contact Tony LoBue, Arts Director, Veterans Museum. WWP Quarterly and national events identified. PsychArmor support to care providers identified.   VA Transportation Pg. growing, contact C. Kirkman. VA Choice Program grows also, contact TJ Jones.

Next PEH Meeting (Tele-conference)

March 16, 2018 from 1000-1100

VA Vants line: 800-767-1750 code 74330

Please take a moment to read over the inaugural newsletter for PAVE (Physician Advocates for Veterans).

Also, check out this article on handling pain through yoga!