Virtual Reality Therapy for Suicide Prevention Training

The Department of Veterans Affairs has been at the forefront of using virtual reality to help treat patients. However, it’s not just veterans that are benefiting from using VR technology to address mental health issues.Active-duty military personnel, most prominently in the Air Force and Army, are using VR headsets and software to address healing from … Read more

Virtual reality collaboration is transforming Veterans’ health care

On August 17, 2021, the Veterans Health Administration Innovation Ecosystem (VHA IE) and Wellovate announced the launch of a groundbreaking initiative using Wellovate’s Waya Health platform to enhance the care provided to Veterans. By collaborating with VHA IE, Waya Health’s innovative virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality tools enable Veterans to partake in VR immersion … Read more

Virtual Reality Therapy Plunges Patients Back Into Trauma. Here Is Why Some Swear by It.

After about seven runs through the simulation, Mr. Merkle started uncovering fragments of memory his mind had blacked out, which is a common response to trauma. He remembered the name of the soldier who had been next to him in a truck during combat. He remembered the clear feeling that he was going to die. … Read more