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VetSuccess On Campus at UNLV

UNLV Veterans Service and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have joined together in VetSuccess on Campus, which is a collaborative effort to assist Veteran-students in making a smooth transition to college life with a view to academic and vocational success.

 

UNLV VetSuccess on Campus Counselor

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Anthoneal Newman VetsSuccess on Campus at UNLV Counselor

Download the information brochure  

VetsSuccess Workshops Schedule

You are the most important piece of your personal and health goals puzzle. In order to meet these challenges the Veterans Affairs administration has created many informative and technology tools to help you reach those goals.

Goal 1: Get an eBenefits Premium Account

eBenefits Youtube video link
Watch this video to see what an eBenefits Premium acoount can do to assist you with your benefits

Goal 2: Apply for GI Bill Benefits

Goal 3: Set an appointment with a Vets Success on Campus Counselor for concerns/application of many benefit programs that the VA offers

 

 

Goal 4: Apply for Veterans Health Benefits

Goal 5: Manage your VA Health Benefits and online medical health record using a My HealtheVet Premium account

VetSuccess Counselor on Campus can help you:

  • Manage your education benefits
  • Explore vocations and select a suitable major / career
  • Elect your healthcare benefits with Veterans Healthcare Administration
  • Access, understand and apply for VA benefits (e.g., Disability Compensation, Life Insurance, Education, Home Loan Guaranty, and Vocational Rehabilitation)
  • Get referrals for medical and mental health care
  • Get referrals for readjustment counseling services for eligible Veterans and their families
  • Coordinate with school faculty/staff to provide Veteran-specific services (e.g., VA Certifying Official, Career Center, Student Disabilities Services, Counseling Center)
  • Find job placement assistance and coordinate with Local Veterans’ Employment Representatives (LVER) and Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Programs (DVOP)
  • Locate community and other resources

Working with Vet Centers

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UNLV and the VA are also working together with Vet Center personnel. Services are targeted toward adjustment needs of Veterans.

Services may include:

  • Professional counseling
  • Community education
  • Outreach
  • Linking Veterans to other community agencies

There is help at the VA to help Veterans make positive lifestyle and healthy behavior changes. The Health Behaviors Preventive Care Program is designed so that they can receive:
• Comprehensive health education and information
• Clinical preventive services
• Coaching and resources in health behavior change
• Support to help manage your health


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In Addition, VA has created a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model to assist Veterans with accessing their Primary and Specialty health care needs.

A Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) is each Veteran working together with health care professionals to plan for whole-person care and life-long health and wellness.

Women Veterans have opportunities to visit Clinics designed for their needs at the Women's Health Center.

For Quick answers to many VA health questions, see the New Patient Orientation webpage.

PACT Brochure graphic, link to PDF Document Download

PACT Fact Sheet, PDF download link

PACT Brochure

PACT Fact Sheet

 

Veterans Brochures and Fact Sheets

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VA Dental Insurance Program Fact Sheet VA Pharmacy Service Automated Prescription Refill

Veterans Transportation Service

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Minority Veterans Fact Sheet

Local My HealtheVet Registration and Resource Guide

Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet Minority Veterans Fact Sheet

My HealtheVet Fact Sheet

Student Veterans Fact Sheet

VASNHS Eligibility and Enrollment Fact Sheet

My HealtheVet Fact Sheet Student Veterans Fact Sheet Eligibility and Enrollment Fact Sheet

VASNHS Post 911 Veterans Fact Sheet

Rural Veterans Fact Sheet

Women Veterans Fact Sheet

Post 911 Veterans Fact Sheet Rural Veterans Fact Sheet Women Veterans Fact Sheet

National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Videos to assist Veterans in maintaining health goals

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Manage Stress

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Alcohol: Know Your Limits

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Tobacco Free: An Important Choice for Better Health

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Eat Wisely: What's On Your Plate

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Managing Your Weight

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Physical Activity: A Little Goes a Long Way

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What's Your Health Age

 



Anthoneal Newman, MS
702-895-5669
Anthoneal.Newman@va.gov 

Updated July 21, 2014

 

 

 

 

Vets Success on Campus Counselor Location

 

  • UNLV Campus  - Student Support Center, Building Room A-315

  • Hours Walk-in:

    • Monday - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    • Friday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Appointments Tuesday through Thursday, by appointment only: 775-232-4514