Veterans Crisis Line wants you to know you aren't alone. No matter who you are or what problems you're struggling with, hurting yourself isn't the answer. We want to help you find hope.
Warrior Gateway is a virtual community center that connects service members and veterans to each other, their local communities and to a wealth of knowledge. They help set a solid foundation for a network of support, allowing members to pose questions to the community, engage with others, and make valuable local connections. Beyond just searching for military support or jobs, Warrior Gateway provides information and ideas from experts and community members based on their knowledge and experience.
Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life. It comes at no cost to active duty, National Guard, and reserve members & their families. Information includes (but is not limited to) deployment, reunion, relationships, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and childhood services. It is a virtual extension to installation services.
Gold Star Teen Adventures provides summer adventure opportunities for Gold Star Youth. The purpose of the programs is to provide healing, mentorship, development, and opportunity to the children of special operations service members who lost their lives in the line of duty.
AboutFace is a website dedicated to improving the lives of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here, veterans can learn about PTSD, explore treatment options, get advice from clinicians who have treated thousands of cases of PTSD, and, most importantly, hear real stories from other veterans and their family members.
A veteran's PTSD symptoms can cause problems in family relationships. If you need support you can get information at the VA Caregiver Support website, or call the VA Caregiver Support Line at 1-855-260-3274.
For help with talking to a veteran about getting needed care, contact VA's Coaching Into Care program at 1-888-823-7458.
Give an Hour is dedicated to meeting the mental health needs of the troops and families affected by the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. They provide counseling to individuals, couples and families, and children and adolescents. They offer treatment for anxiety, depression, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, sexual health and intimacy concerns, and loss and grieving.