LGBTQ+ Veterans: Take the Next Step
Take the Next Step
Now that you’ve learned about the mental health challenges that LGBTQ+ Veterans face and explored Veteran resources, take the next step. Explore the following programs and other resources to get started on your path to recovery.
Each VA health care facility has an LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator who can help you find a culturally competent provider. Search state-by-state to find an LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator at a facility near you.
Vet Centers are located in your community and stand ready to help you and your family with readjustment counseling and outreach services. Services include individual and group counseling, marital and family counseling, medical and benefits referrals, and employment counseling.
The Vet Center Call Center is a round-the-clock confidential call center for combat Veterans and their families to talk about their military experience or any other issue they are facing in their readjustment to civilian life.
Call 1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387) 24/7.
This VA program provides guidance to Veterans’ family members and friends for encouraging a Veteran they care about to get into treatment.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans and Service members in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.