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Veterans and Active Duty

Are you a veteran or active duty service member, or know someone who is, who is having thoughts of suicide?

The Veterans Crisis Lineis available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Dial 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.

There are multiple sources of help for Veterans & Active Duty personnel. We link to just a few for your consideration.

NAMI National’s Veterans & Active Duty Resources Page

Nearly 1 in 4 active duty members showed signs of a mental health condition, according to a 2014 study in JAMA Psychiatry. On this page we focus on questions that military personnel often ask, concerning treatment resources, disclosure and staying healthy during the transition to civilian life.

You can also learn about NAMI Homefront, a free, 6-session educational program for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and veterans with mental health conditions.


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

To speak confidentially with a Vet Center Counselor at any time around the clock call: 1-877-WAR-VETS (927-8387)


Assisted Living Benefits for Veterans Guide, is an online guide provided by the Assisted Living Research Center. In order to raise awareness and provide advocacy tools, our team of medical professionals created a comprehensive guide specifically for veterans living with disabilities to learn and understand their assisted living options. This guide breaks down the care options that are available, financial support to help pay for the care needed and resources that are available from each state.


NAMI Partner Programs

NAMI partner programs like Military OneSource and Make the Connection provide much-needed help for veterans and for those who treat them and their families.

Make the Connection, the U.S. Government’s resource guide for veterans.

Military One Source: Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Mental health is just as important for military and family readiness as physical fitness. While Military OneSource does not provide health care services, it does point members of the military family to the resources available to help. If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Military Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, then press 1, or access online chat by texting 838255.

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