Veteran Programs

Looking for more information? Use the links below for more about VA, Veterans’ issues, and other organizations’ suicide prevention resources.

Suicide Prevention Information

  • VA Suicide Prevention

    Information about VA’s suicide prevention resources and support for Veterans and their loved ones, including the confidential Veterans Crisis Line, Veterans chat, and educational materials.

  • American Association of Suicidology

    Research, education, and training for scientific study and development of resources to promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    Free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.

  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center

    Support, guidance, and resources to increase the knowledge and expertise of suicide prevention practitioners and other professionals serving people at risk for suicide.

Resources and Programs

  • VA Mental Health

    Guidance to wellness services and counseling available for Veterans, their families, and their communities.

  • Make the Connection

    Helping Veterans recognize they are not alone and resources and solutions are available, as well as helping them overcome challenges and find paths to fulfilling lives.

  • National Center for PTSD

    Dedicated to research and education on trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder to assure that the latest research findings help those exposed to trauma.

  • National Resource Directory

    Connecting Veterans and Service members with support groups and programs.

  • Wounded Warrior Project

    Dedicated to the well-being and adjustment of wounded warriors in America, focused on raising awareness, helping injured Service members, and empowering a generation of Veterans.

  • NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

    Mental health advocacy group with extensive educational materials, programs, and support for individuals and families affected by mental illness.

  • Mental Health America

    Promoting mental health and recovery from mental illness through education, research, and advocacy, with an emphasis on achieving one’s full potential and social inclusion.

  • Give an Hour

    Providing free, confidential mental health services to Service members, Veterans, and their loved ones, while spreading awareness about mental health issues affecting military families.

Military Resources and Information by Branch

  • Air Force

    Guidance and advocacy for Air Force Service members at risk for suicide, aiming to reduce the rate of active duty Air Force suicides.

  • Army

    Information on the Army’s effort to reduce suicide and minimize suicidal behavior among soldiers and their families, and to improve individual readiness among Service members.

  • Coast Guard

    Suicide prevention services and resources offered to Service members of the Coast Guard.

  • Marines

    Information, support, and education for Marine Corps members and their loved ones who may be at risk for suicide.

  • Navy

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

  • National Guard

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