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June is PTSD Awareness Month

If you or someone you know has experienced trauma, it’s important to watch for the signs and symptoms of PTSD. Find out more about PTSD symptoms.

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Care for LGBTQ+ Veterans

VA provides high-quality health care for LGBTQ+ Veterans — and helps them manage mental health challenges in a sensitive, respectful environment.

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Mental Health Appointments

Keep your current mental health appointments. VA offers video and phone telemental health options.

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Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one?

Find support anytime day or night

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Learn About Resources and Support

VA has a variety of mental health resources, information, treatment options and more — all accessible to Veterans, Veterans’ supporters and the general public. Explore the pages below to learn more about a specific mental health topic or to find information specifically tailored to your needs. You can also visit the Get Help page to explore VA resources that address the unique stressors and experiences that Veterans may face.

Explore by Topic

VA provides support for a variety of mental health conditions and other challenges. Each of these pages includes resources, information on treatment options, and more.

Find the Support You Need

Browse our catalog of resources for specific types of Veterans and civilians.


VA is here to provide and connect you with clinical resources and peer support so you can confront and manage any mental health challenge. We offer more treatment options and more ways to access treatment than ever before.

To get more information on treatment at VA, visit our Learn About Treatment page.

Veterans Share Stories of Support

Telehealth Therapy

For Daniel, Don and Jennifer, convenient video counseling made it easier to put their health first. Learn how VA telehealth services helped these Veterans connect with their treatment providers. View More Stories On Make the Connection

Firearm Safety

VA encourages Veterans, Service members and their families to make sure guns are safely secured, especially in times of crisis. Read more about Lethal Means

Mental Health Updates

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

Community-Based Coalitions

VA is now working with 1,000+ community-based coalitions to end Veteran suicide.

VA Health Care

Studies show VA health care is better than or equal to non-VA health care.

VA Waives Copayments for Eligible Veterans

Eligible American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans are no longer required to make copayments for health care and urgent care received through VA.

SSG Fox Suicide Prevention

VA to award $52.5 million in grants to local organizations working to prevent Veteran suicide through the SSG Fox Suicide Prevention Program.

COMPACT Act Eligibility

Find out if you are eligible for emergency treatment during an acute suicidal crisis and follow-on care through the COMPACT Act.

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