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Resources for National Guard and Reserve Members

Every day, Veterans of the National Guard and Reserve find support to manage their lives and mental health. 

Life Events and Experiences

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

Families & Relationships

"Most National Guard families really don't realize and don't think that their soldiers are going to actually get called up. But on the weekends, we do carry our weapons, and there's a reason we do that."

Physical Injury

"When they say it takes the strength of a warrior, they're not kidding...It takes a lot of strength to actually make that call."

Symptoms and Conditions

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

Social Withdrawal / Isolation

"I didn't know how to deal with being a friend or being supported at all."

Depression

"When I reported to my duty station, my orders had changed, and I had an entirely new position. And I was deploying for a year-plus right away. So I felt like I didn't have enough time to prepare."

Additional Resources

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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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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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Veterans Crisis Line

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. Free support is confidential and available 24/7. Call 1-800-273-8255, chat here, or text 838255.

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