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Don’t let insomnia keep you from living a healthy life. Explore the Path to Better Sleep course to get back on track.

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There's more to gambling than playing blackjack at a local casino. Discover what one group of VA researchers is doing to address problem gambling.

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Daniel and Sara, a military couple, stand by each other’s side to overcome problems with alcohol and a loss of identity.

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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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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.

VA to Make New Nasal Spray Drug Available for Treatment-Resistant Depression »

On Tuesday, March 19, VA announced its health care providers will now be able to offer the newly approved Spravato nasal spray for treatment-resistant depression.

Different Paths Can Lead to Moral Injury Following Military Trauma »

In a recent study by the VISN 17 Center of Excellence, researchers explored the effects of another typical reaction to trauma that has been largely understudied: moral injury.

In One Year, VA Improves Mental Health Care for Transitioning Service Members »

All 16 tasks outlined in the Joint Action Plan are on target for full implementation by their projected completion dates.

How to Better Manage Stress »

Hear how these Veterans managed their stress and anxiety and got back to enjoying life.

Therapy Helped Me Become a Stronger Person »

Pauline, a U.S. Army Veteran, overcame hearing loss and abusive relationships to give back to her fellow Veterans.

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