VA offers a network of support for all Veterans and their families and friends. You don’t have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care.
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Learn how mental health is a critical part of overall wellness, and find out about prevention services, early identification and intervention, and integrated care, services, and support.
Veterans, service members, and their loved ones can find free mental health services, discover ways to increase mental health literacy, and learn how to identify and address barriers that prevent people from getting the support they need.
VA’s repository of mental health and suicide prevention resources, information, and data materials.
A United States-based suicide prevention network of over 160 crisis centers that provide 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number 1-800-273-8255. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
People cope with stressful situations in different ways. If you feel like you might be heading toward a crisis, VA or community-based services could help. Take a confidential, anonymous risk assessment to see if stress and depression might be affecting you.
Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness can get free, confidential support through the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans. Call or chat online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to talk to trained counselors ready to help. You don't have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care.