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This page shows historical information on the Military Behavioral Healthcare Summit, held on February 19-21, 2014 in Arlington, VA, United States
The new edition of this event will be held on July 19-20, 2022
Military behavioral health has become a major cause for concern for the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs in recent years. In 2012, more active duty U.S. soldiers committed suicide than died in combat. And 1.3 million veterans currently receive mental health care at the VA.
These statistics have led to a dramatic call to action and Military Behavioral Health will prevent and address these invisible wounds plaguing soldiers and veterans today. Military Behavioral Health will ensure our attendees have a clear and comprehensive understanding of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression, suicide, and substance abuse. We will discuss the implications and preventative measures that may be taken to decrease behavioral health problems.
Military Behavioral Health will also explore the impact families have on behavioral issues and how behavioral health impacts veteran homelessness. Military Behavioral Health will bring together military medical professionals, leading researchers, and the best civilian practitioners to understand and overcome these pressing health issues. There is still much to be learned in the field of military behavioral health and we will discuss the major concerns for psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. Be sure to join in on the conversation at our Military Behavioral Healthcare.
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Waterview Conference Center
1919 North Lynn Street
22209, United States
The Waterview Conference Center, metropolitan Washington’s premier event space, offers a new avenue for hosting corporate and social meetings, conferences, receptions, and retreats in the nation’s capital, all high above the waters of the Potomac River. With unrivaled views of and access to downtown, the Center is designed to showcase the best of the city while providing cutting-edge event space. It is where the best of the nation’s capital converges and where an unforgettable experience continually awaits.
Just four miles from Ronald Reagan National Airport and 25 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport, the Waterview Conference Center is located in the heart of the National Capital Area at the Key Bridge. It sits in the center of Rosslyn, Virginia’s new commercial and residential district, while being only a 10-minute walk away from the historic neighborhood of Georgetown – one of Washington’s most storied neighborhoods.
SLEEPING ROOM ACCOMMODATIONS:
Le Meridien Arlington
1121 19th Street North
Arlington, VA 22209
In the urban village of Rosslyn, Le Méridien Arlington is centrally located among top destinations in the Washington, D.C. region. This stylish boutique hotel is also close to numerous restaurants, shopping destinations, and corporate offices.
Group Rate: $184 plus 13% tax
Please identify you are part of the IDGA – Military Behavioral Health (OR copy and paste the following link into a web browser)
https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1312309650&key=20CC1 group to ensure the special rate. Book your room prior to January 19, 2014 to ensure you receive the group rate.
Reservations Telephone: 888-627-7101
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