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Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center


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Soni Adams, Chief of Social Work Services, has served with VA for more than nine years.Employee Highlight: Soni Adams
Soni Adams is the Chief of Social Work Services at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, and has served in VA for over nine years. She arrived in Charleston last year after working in California.
STAR Peer Support Specialist Tyrone Jarmon discusses goal planning with Veteran Derrick Wayne Stillions.Veteran models recovery from substance abuse
As the Peer Support Specialist in the Substance Treatment and Recovery (STAR) program at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Tyrone Jarmon works with Veterans to overcome their addictions.
Bernard McLeroy, peer support specialist with the Myrtle Beach Community Based Outpatient Clinic’s Mental Health service, poses with his award from the Myrtle Beach City Council for his service to the community and Veterans. (Courtesy photo)Myrtle Beach Peer Support Specialist wins award
Recently, Bernard McLeroy, a Certified Peer Support Specialist in Myrtle Beach was recognized by the Myrtle Beach City Council for a Veterans’ Awareness Series he coordinates at the Chapin Memorial Library.
Ginny Forney, Employee Wellness Coordinator for the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical CenterEmployee Highlight: Ginny Forney
Ginny Forney, Employee Wellness Coordinator for the Charleston VA Medical Center, explains why she choose to care for Veterans by working at the Charleston, VAMC. Read about her story here.
Charleston VAMC staff, Veterans and visitors donate blood at a recent Red Cross Blood drive held in the hospital’s main auditorium.Save a Life: Volunteer to donate blood
The medical center will host its next blood drive on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the VA’s Main Auditorium on the first floor. These blood drives are open to the public.
Charleston VAMC Director and CEO Scott Isaacks visits Veteran Michael Scarbourgh and his wife to deliver carnations and well wishes during National Salute to Veteran Patients Week.National Salute to Veteran Patients Week 2019
VA sites nationwide honor and celebrate Veterans each year during the week of Feb. 14 as part of the National Salute to Veterans Patients and Charleston VAMC has events all week to honor its local Veteran patients.
The Charleston VA Medical Center Congratulates Dr. Hugh Myrick on winning the Mark Wolcott Award for Clinical ExcellenceCharleston VA Dr. Hugh Myrick Wins Award
On Jan. 30, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center’s Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health, Dr. Hugh Myrick, earned this year’s Mark Wolcott Award for Excellence in Clinical Care Delivery.
Veteran Linda Henry learns about heart health at Charleston VAMC.Go Red!
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is hosting a Go Red! For Women Heart Health Fair on Feb. 12, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., in the Primary Care Auditorium, featuring programs focused on reducing heart disease.
Fisher House Charleston Manager Vicki Johnson and Housekeeper Percy Jones stock the kitchen for guests.Fisher House Charleston celebrates first year
Fisher House Charleston has helped the families of more than 750 Veterans stay nearby during their procedures and rehabilitation at the Charleston VA Medical Center for free, and they opened just one year ago.
Veteran Crisis Hotline - 1-800-273-8255Sucide Prevention Training
More than 80 mental health clinicians attended Innovations in the Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Risk training at Charleston VAMC, led by David Jobes, Ph.D, ABPP, an expert in the treatment of suicidal behaviors.

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