MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR VETERANS

Military & Vets | Resources

Mental health is an important aspect in the lives of our Veterans and we want to do our part. We’ve put together a list of mental health resources for Veterans and caretakers in case they need help. Additionally, we’ll keep updating this list when we find more organizations. While we verify the legitimacy of each group or organization here, we do not officially endorse any, nor do we represent any organization either.

If you or a loved one is in crisis, you can reach the Veterans Crisis Line by calling 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1, by texting 838255, or by going to veteranscrisisline.net/chat.

Last updated: 5/6/2021

General and Multipurpose Organizations

Give an Hour
https://giveanhour.org/
Provides free and confidential regular mental health care to Veterans and their families. The team at Give an Hour will help connect you with a skilled mental health provider in your area and is able to navigate and partner with the VA if needed.

USA Cares
https://usacares.org/programs/
USA Cares has programs including the Combat Injured Assistance program for financial assistance for Veterans with PTSD, TBI, or MST; housing assistance programs, emergency assistance programs, and more.

Sexual Assault

DoD Safe Helpline
https://www.safehelpline.org/
All Safe Helpline services are anonymous, confidential, 24/7, and tailored to support members of the DoD community and their loved ones affected by sexual assault.

Building Hope and Resiliency
https://www.safehelpline.org/building-hope-and-resiliency
A self-guided, online, educational program that seeks to help you begin to recover, heal, and build resiliency after a sexual assault.

Make the Connection
https://www.maketheconnection.net/conditions/military-sexual-trauma
Learn more about military sexual trauma (MST), treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to overcome the effects of MST.

Substances and Addiction

Addiction Resource
https://www.addictionresource.net/
Our mission at AddictionResource.net is to connect individuals to treatment centers that best suit their individual needs. Individualized treatment leads to long-term recovery.

Alcoholics Anonymous
https://alcoholrehabhelp.org/treatment/alcoholics-anonymous/
Provides free resources and information to help struggling Veterans & families get their lives back on track, including relapse prevention skills.

Sierra Tucson
https://www.sierratucson.com/
Recommended by doctors and therapists across the world, we are recognized for providing safe and successful treatment for those who are struggling with addiction and a wide range of complex behavioral health disorders.

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/veterans/
A self-help portal to help find resources, support groups, and intervention.

Veterans Crisis Line
https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.

Trauma and PTSD

Boulder Crest Foundation
https://bouldercrest.org/
As the leader in the field of Posttraumatic Growth, Boulder Crest Foundation ensures that combat Veterans, first responders, and their families can live great lives in the aftermath of trauma.

CBD Awareness Project
https://www.cbdoil.org/cbd-benefits/
Using CBD Safely When You Have PTSD. How Much CBD is Safe to Take? Is CBD Legal? Information about CBD, how it works, and the benefits and side effects you can expect.

Lone Survivor Foundation
https://lonesurvivorfoundation.org/virtual-program/
Lone Survivor Foundation has been helping Veterans and their families recover from combat trauma since retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell founded us in 2010. Due to recent events, we have created online programs for those dealing with combat injuries – PTSD, TBI and chronic pain.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Lone Survivor Foundation
https://lonesurvivorfoundation.org/virtual-program/
Lone Survivor Foundation has been helping veterans and their families recover from combat trauma since retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell founded us in 2010. Due to recent events, we have created online programs for those dealing with combat injuries – PTSD, TBI and chronic pain.

Brainline
https://www.brainline.org/military-veterans
Brainline is a national multimedia project offering information about preventing, treating, and living with TBI

TBI Center of Excellence
health.mil link for TBICoE
TBI clinical tools, educational resources, and research information.

VA Resources on Mental Health

If you haven’t already been to the VA’s web portal for mental health, that can be a good place to start. You can visit their general mental health portal at mentalhealth.va.gov. This portal acts as a one-stop shop for resources vetted by the VA and is organized in a convenient fashion to find resources organized by topic or by your relationship to the person in need.