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Be There for Veterans

Learn how preventing suicide starts with this simple act of support: Be There.

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Coaching Into Care

Coaching Into Care

This free, confidential service helps friends and family members encourage a Veteran in their life to seek care for mental health challenges.

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When the Walls Come Down

When the Walls Come Down

Years after serving as a public affairs officer, Amber began to face panic attacks, depression, and more.

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If you are in immediate crisis, 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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Read Stories of Recovery

Veterans and their loved ones share real-life stories about the challenges they’ve faced and the support that’s helped. Click below for more insights and advice.

A Purple Heart Recipient’s Story of Strength »

“I had a new purpose in life — and that was to give back.” Hear the inspiring story of Ed, a U.S. Army Veteran and Purple Heart recipient.

Positive Change Through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy »

Cognitive behavioral therapy can be a powerful treatment option for Veterans managing challenges like PTSD, depression, anxiety, and drug problems.

When the Walls Come Down »

Years after serving as a public affairs officer, Amber began to face panic attacks, depression, and more.

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