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Mental Health Month

Whether you’re a Veteran or are here for a Veteran you care about, everyone’s journey starts somewhere. Now is the time.

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Coronavirus Update

Taking care of your well-being, including your mental health, is essential during this time.

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Mental Health Appointment

Keep your current mental health appointment. VA offers video and phone telemental health options—learn more here.

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If you are a Veteran having thoughts of suicide—or you’re concerned about one—free, confidential support is available 24/7. Call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, text to 838255, or chat online at VeteransCrisisLine.net/Chat.

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Find Mental Health Support

Your mental health is a critical component to your overall wellness. If you are experiencing mental health challenges, or suspect a family member would benefit from talking to a mental health provider, VA offers ways to help. Veterans and their family members can connect with support through in-person appointments at local VA facilities, telehealth sessions, and online resources. Learn more about how you or someone you care about can find help, either in your local community or online.

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Mental Health Topics

From anxiety, to depression, to posttraumatic stress, there is a wide range of conditions that can affect your mental health. These pages will walk you through mental health conditions and other mental health topics, and outline programs and services that are in place to help. Explore self-help tools, or download a screening checklist to see if common symptoms apply to you or a loved one.

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Unsure Where to Begin?

Are you a Veteran looking for mental health support? Or a family member who wants to know more about the common signs of posttraumatic stress? Or a community provider currently treating a Veteran? Find the group you most identify with, then proceed to support and resources that are tailored for you.

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Mental Health Updates

Explore the latest mental health news, resources, and real-life stories of mental health recovery.

New Treatment for Headaches »

Thanks to VA’s new application of a versatile drug called prazosin, relief may be in sight.

Live Whole Health »

Learning new skills to stay healthy and care for ourselves and our families is now more important than ever.

Veterans Crisis Line »

If you are a Veteran having thoughts of suicide — or you’re concerned about one — free, confidential support is available 24/7.

PTSD Coach »

PTSD Coach was designed for those who have, or may have, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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