Behavioral Health Resources for Military Veterans

Post-Deployment Resources for Veterans

This resource guide, developed by Pacific Southwest MHTTC, offers information on topics like PTSD, legal aid and social security, adjusting to civilian life, military sexual trauma, and more

 

VA Solid Start

Qualified Solid Start representatives will call Veterans three times in their first year of separation to walk them through the benefits available to them.

 

MyVA411

Veterans, their families, and caregivers can call 1-800-MyVA411 (800-698-2411) to easily access information on VA benefits and services.

 

Make the Connection

More than 600 Veterans and family members from across the country have shared their stories of strength and recovery. It only takes a few seconds to find a story Veterans can relate to.

 

SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

This tool, which is confidential and anonymous, allows people to search by ZIP code for local treatment facilities that focus on substance use/addiction and/or mental health issues.

 

Self-Assessments

People cope with stressful situations in different ways. This confidential, anonymous risk assessment can show if stress and depression are affecting Veterans.

 

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness can get free, confidential support through the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans. Call or chat online 24 hours a day, seven days a week to reach trained counselors ready to help. Veterans don’t have to be registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans.

 

VA Mental Health

VA’s repository of mental health resources, information, and data materials

 

Veterans Crisis Line

This free, confidential resource connects Veterans or their loved ones to a real person specially trained to support Veterans during times of crisis. Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, text 838255, or chat online at VeteransCrisisLine.net/Chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Veterans don’t have to be enrolled in VA health care or registered with VA to use the Veterans Crisis Line.

 

Suicide Prevention Resources

Whether you're a veteran needing support, or you want to show a veteran you care, this resource page from the VA includes crisis information, inspirational stories, access to community-based outpatient services, and more.