Jump to content
Ads Keep HadIt.com Online. Consider Turning Off Ad Blockers to Keep HadIt.com Online! ×
  • 0

Wriisc - Would Like To Hear From Anyone That's Been


vetwife

Question

  • Answers 4
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters For This Question

4 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

Hi-I haven't been to either one (there are two), but here is what is shown on the web:

WELCOME TO THE WRIISC-NJ

WE ARE THE WAR RELATED ILLNESS AND INJURY STUDY CENTER LOCATED IN NEW JERSEY

Based on scientific & clinical excellence, the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs established two War-Related Illness and Injury Study Centers (WRIISCs) nationwide in May 2001; one is located at the VA New Jersey Health Care System in East Orange, NJ and the other at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC. The assessment team at the New Jersey WRIISC has particular expertise in diagnosis, management, and knowledge of deployment related persistent fatigue, pain, cognitive and sleep problems.

The central mission of the New Jersey WRIISC is to better meet the health care needs of veterans with deployment related health concerns and symptoms. To perform this mission, the WRIISC uses a multidisciplinary team with different backgrounds but common goals. These goals are to:

  1. Provide clinical services to veterans with deployment-related health concerns and illnesses to improve their health-related quality of life;
  2. Advance knowledge of ways to care for veterans with medically unexplained symptoms to improve their health-related quality of life;
  3. Advance knowledge of and improve communication among veterans, the health care community and researchers regarding deployment-related health concerns and illnesses;
  4. Advance knowledge of medically unexplained symptoms in veteran and other populations.
Critical strategies to attain these goals include partnering with the WRIISC in Washington DC and taking program and research results to VA facilities and veterans across the nation.

U.S. veterans deployed to hostile areas and with deployment related health concerns and/or symptoms are eligible for a free, individualized WRIISC evaluation. We currently offer two types of evaluations: Veterans with Difficult to Diagnose Health Problems and Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) Veterans without Difficult to Diagnose Health Problems.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.


  • veterans-crisis-line.jpg
    The Veterans Crisis Line can help even if you’re not enrolled in VA benefits or health care.

    CHAT NOW

  • question-001.jpeg

    Have Questions? Get Answers.

    Tips on posting on the forums.

    1. Post a clear title like ‘Need help preparing PTSD claim’ or “VA med center won’t schedule my surgery instead of ‘I have a question.
       
    2. Knowledgeable people who don’t have time to read all posts may skip yours if your need isn’t clear in the title.
      I don’t read all posts every login and will gravitate towards those I have more info on.
       
    3. Use paragraphs instead of one massive, rambling introduction or story.
       
      Again – You want to make it easy for others to help. If your question is buried in a monster paragraph, there are fewer who will investigate to dig it out.
     
    Leading too:

    exclamation-point.pngPost straightforward questions and then post background information.
     
    Examples:
     
    • Question A. I was previously denied for apnea – Should I refile a claim?
      • Adding Background information in your post will help members understand what information you are looking for so they can assist you in finding it.
    Rephrase the question: I was diagnosed with apnea in service and received a CPAP machine, but the claim was denied in 2008. Should I refile?
     
    • Question B. I may have PTSD- how can I be sure?
      • See how the details below give us a better understanding of what you’re claiming.
    Rephrase the question: I was involved in a traumatic incident on base in 1974 and have had nightmares ever since, but I did not go to mental health while enlisted. How can I get help?
     
    This gives members a starting point to ask clarifying questions like “Can you post the Reasons for Denial of your claim?”
     
    Note:
     
    • Your first posts on the board may be delayed before they appear as they are reviewed. This process does not take long.
    • Your first posts on the board may be delayed before they appear as they are reviewed. The review requirement will usually be removed by the 6th post. However, we reserve the right to keep anyone on moderator preview.
    • This process allows us to remove spam and other junk posts before hitting the board. We want to keep the focus on VA Claims, and this helps us do that.
  • Most Common VA Disabilities Claimed for Compensation:   

    tinnitus-005.pngptsd-005.pnglumbosacral-005.pngscars-005.pnglimitation-flexion-knee-005.pngdiabetes-005.pnglimitation-motion-ankle-005.pngparalysis-005.pngdegenerative-arthitis-spine-005.pngtbi-traumatic-brain-injury-005.png

  • VA Watchdog

  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

    employment 2.jpeg

    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

{terms] and Guidelines