Professional Help

If you are in crisis, please call 911, go to your nearest Emergency Room, or call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)(Spanish/Español 1-888-628-9454). Veterans, press “1” after you call — or go to Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline to chat live with a crisis counselor at any time of day or night.

WHERE TO FIND HELP?

 

FIND HELP NEAR YOU

Vet Centers
If you are a combat veteran or experienced any sexual trauma during your military service, bring your DD Form 214 to your local Vet Center and speak with a counselor or therapist—many of whom are Veterans themselves—for free, without an appointment, and regardless of your enrollment status with VA.

VA’s PTSD Program Locator
This site will allow you to search for PTSD programs located near you. If you are eligible to receive care through the Veterans Health Administration, you can enroll in one of VA’s PTSD treatment programs.

Veterans Crisis Line
Free, confidential support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1. Or you can also use the Veterans Crisis Line online chat.

VA Mental Health Services (MHS) Website
Information on resources and initiatives for fulfilling its mission to maintain and improve the health and well-being of veterans through excellence in health care, social services, education, and research.

VA Health Eligibility Information
Information on VA medical benefits and eligibility requirements.

My HealtheVet
In-depth information on conditions, tips for managing symptoms, and steps for recovery.

VA’s Inquiry Routing & Information System
Useful resources on VA contact information, service locators, claim information, and answers to questions on a wide range of topics relevant for veterans.

eBenefits
VA’s one-stop shop for online benefits-related tools and information.

Transition Assistance Resources
VA’s eBenefits site, which links to resources and materials for helping transitioning service members understand the services available through the VA and the military health system.

VA Caregiver Support Program
Information and resources on the VA’s Caregiver Support Program. VA’s Caregiver Support Line, 1-855-260-3274, is available 8am-11pm Monday through Friday and Saturday 10:30am-6pm — Eastern. The line serves as a resource for caregivers and veterans from all eras, professions, and the general public; provides referrals to local VA Medical Center Caregiver Support Coordinators and VA/community resources; and, offers emotional support.