Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

Mental Health


Quick Links

Veterans Crisis Line Badge
My healthevet badge
EBenefits Badge

Featured Articles



 A decorative banner with a collage of diverse people.

Feature Article Archive

Select each category to see a list of articles.



  • New Anger Management Course Now Available

    Anger is an emotion that everyone feels. It can range from mild irritation to intense fury. Different people experience different triggers, with the most common being stress, frustration, disappointment, resentment, annoyance and disrespect.
    Learn More...




  • Late Life Depression

    According to the VA's National Registry for Depression, 11% of Veterans aged 65 years and older have a diagnosis of major depressive disorder, a rate more than twice that found in the general population of adults aged 65 and older.
    Learn More...
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as "winter depression," is not pure seasonal depression, but seasonal worsening of pre-existing depression. It is defined as "recurring depression with seasonal onset and remission," mostly affecting people who already have depression.
    Learn More...







  • VA's "Wide Path" Out of Homelessness

    There are many roads to homelessness. But the path back is wide…with a lot of help along the way. Vic Modesto is a Veteran who has made that trip…the hard way. We’ll tell you his story.
    Learn More...


Mental Health Recovery



Returning Veterans



Substance Abuse


  • Alcohol Screening & Counseling

    Alcohol screening followed by brief alcohol counseling has been very effective in helping Veterans with existing and potential drinking problems and is a national prevention priority for the VA.
    Learn More...
  • The Drinker’s Check-Up

    Only you can decide what, if anything you'd like to change. If you decide you would like to make a change, VA stands ready to help.
    Learn More...





Suicide Prevention



Women Veterans



Help for Homeless Veterans: 877-4AID-VET
 VA Health Care: Apply Now
Caregiver Support: 855-260-3274
eBenefits: My Gateway to Benefit Information
Find out if you’re eligible: Health Benefits Explorer
Veterans Health Benefits Guide
Veterans Health Library
Women Veterans Call Center: 1-855-VA-WOMEN