Tousha West, LCSW is the Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Atlanta VA Medical Center.
Tousha West has been instrumental in reaching out to veterans, counselors, social workers and organizations in order to share information about all the services the VA has to offer.
Ms. West has made it her mission to let all veterans know of the help awaiting them at the
VA. Some of the services are:
National Suicide Hotline and the National Homeless Veteran Hotline 1-800-273-8255(TALK).
My Healthy Vet: http://www.myhealth.va.gov/ is an award health website which offers Veterans, active duty service members, their dependents and caregivers anywhere, anytime Internet access to VA health care information and services. My Health Vet is a free, online Personal Health Record that empowers Veterans to become informed partners in their health care.
VA's OEF/OIF Transitional Teams. The VA has launched OEF/OIF Teams. Their sole priority is to serve OEF/OIF vets. Their goal is to treat veterans immediately without having them wait. They specialize in PTSD, suicide and other post combat deployment issues. In addition, the VA Suicide Prevention coordinator falls under this special team.