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Resources for Veterans

Use Make the Connection to learn how other Veterans confronted their issues and found solutions.

Life Events & Experiences

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

Families & Relationships

"Getting help brought me together with a lot of people that I had pushed away."

Death of Family Members or Friends

“I think maybe seeing someone lose everything makes you feel like you’ve lost everything too.”

Symptoms & Conditions

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

Alcohol or Drug Misuse

“I went from nearly homelessness, drugs, alcohol, and here I am today. And I wouldn’t give up my sobriety for nothing.”

Depression

"You go home at night and cry. You don’t want them to know that because you have to put this uniform on and be so strong."

Additional Resources

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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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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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Coaching into Care

Coaching Into Care is a national telephone service of the VA which aims to educate, support, and empower family members and friends who are seeking care or services for a Veteran.

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