Support Is Available

No matter what you’re going through, there are resources to help. Follow the links below to connect with them and learn more about the support that is available to Veterans and Servicemembers.

Veterans Crisis Line

Speak with a qualified responder through a free and confidential phone, online chat, and text-messaging service for Veterans in crisis and their families and friends in need of immediate support.

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Military Crisis Line

Speak with a qualified responder through a free and confidential phone, online chat, and text-messaging service for active duty Servicemembers in crisis and their families and friends in need of immediate support.

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Make the Connection

Watch hundreds of true stories from Veterans and their loved ones and learn how they overcame challenges, recovered through treatment, and found paths to more fulfilling lives.

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Resource Locator

Locate and connect with resources that are most helpful to you, including local treatment centers, Suicide Prevention Coordinators, and programs that can provide customized support.

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Coaching Into Care

Connect with a free, confidential coaching service that helps families and friends discover constructive ways to talk with Veterans about their concerns and treatment options.

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National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

If you or someone you know is coping with homelessness, access assistance through this free, confidential support line and chat service staffed by trained VA responders 24/7.

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National Center for PTSD

A hub for research and education on PTSD in Veterans, focused on promotion, understanding, and science.

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VA's Mental Health Program

Information about mental health and the resources available to Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families.

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Vet Center Program

Free, same-day counseling for Veterans, regardless of their enrollment status with VA.

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Center for Women Veterans

Information on resources and services designed to meet the needs of women Veterans.

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Explore VA

A portal that provides a fast and easy way to learn what programs you and your family may be eligible for and to begin the application process.

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After Deployment

Health and wellness e-libraries, workshops, and online assessments on a number of issues including PTSD, depression, anger, stress, alcohol and drug use, work adjustment, families, and stigma.

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Defense Suicide Prevention Office

Provides advocacy, program oversight, and policy for U.S. Department of Defense suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention efforts to reduce suicidal behaviors in Servicemembers, civilians, and their families.

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Army

Information on the Army’s effort to reduce the number of suicides and minimize suicidal behavior among soldiers and their families, and to improve individual readiness among Servicemembers.

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Navy

Committed to preventing suicide and increasing wellness among Navy Servicemembers and their families through outreach, education, and mental health advocacy.

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Marine Corps

Provides information, support, and education for Marines and their loved ones who may be at risk for suicide.

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Coast Guard

Manages the suicide prevention program and the various services and resources offered to Servicemembers of the Coast Guard.

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Air Force

Provides guidance and advocacy for Air Force Servicemembers at risk for suicide and aims to reduce the rate of suicides among members of the active duty Air Force.

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National Guard

Aims to prevent suicide among National Guard members with a focus on resiliency and reintegration, explored in a six-part video series.

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