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Resources for Active Duty Military

As an active duty member of the military, you may encounter challenging life events that could affect your mental health. Support and resources are available to help you manage any challenges you may face.

Life Events & Experiences

Hear Veterans explain their experiences with major life events and learn what helped them cope.

Families & Relationships

"We are a dual military family. We are always gone. Somebody is always in harms way and that’s stressful for anybody, no matter the age."

Transitioning From Service

“My therapist at the VA medical center was focused in giving me the tools to work, to make sure I didn’t get overwhelmed by all that stress again.”

Symptoms & Conditions

Learning about mental health symptoms and conditions and can lay a good foundation for recovery. Explore to learn more and hear what Veterans say helped.


“I was raging. I was very, very angry. There were fights, just a lot of negative experiences. And I had no idea where it was all coming from.”


“I was very concerned that if I started to talk to somebody about my experiences that they would tell other people or tell my command.”

Additional Resources

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Military Crisis Line

Are you a Service member in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Military Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified VA responders, many of whom are Veterans. Free support is confidential and available 24/7. Call 1-800-273-8255, chat here, or text 838255. Available for all Service members, even if they are not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.

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Military OneSource

Military OneSource provides timely resources, information, and answers to address many challenges that affect our military community, including military sexual assault, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, domestic abuse, child abuse, substance use disorders, deployment stress, and other experiences that can affect mental health. 

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Self-Help Tools

Veterans can access online courses that provide instruction and training in problem-solving, parenting, anger management, sleeping better, managing stress, and more.

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