In the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch, Phillip witnessed death and disaster firsthand, which had a big impact on him. When he transitioned from the Navy to civilian life, he became withdrawn, tried to cope with the pain using drugs, and eventually became homeless. He eventually sought help from VA and found a new purpose as a peer specialist.
No matter what you may be experiencing, there is support for getting your life on a better track. Many, many Veterans have found the strength to reach out and make the connection.Locate VA Resources
An online source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.Locate SAMHSA Resources
The NRD links to services and resources that support Service members, Veterans, families and caregivers.Locate NRD Resources