Offering Assistance To Our Nation's Heroes
First Responders and Veterans are encouraged to use the following resources for any mental and/or physical assistance they may need.
RESOURCES FOR VETERANS:
- National Veterans Foundation – For crisis management, veteran outreach, or information call 1-855-838-5444 or visit the website.
- National Call Center for Homeless Veterans – If you are or know a Veteran who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, you may contact the National VA Call Center for Homeless Veterans. These resources are also available to Veterans’ family members and friends, VA medical centers, VA partners, community agencies, and service providers.
- Quit VET – Tobacco quitlines can double your chance of quitting, compared with getting no support at all. Any Veteran receiving health care through VA is eligible to use the Quit VET quitline. Call the quitline to speak with a tobacco cessation counselor.
- Veterans Crisis Line – 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.
- War Vet Call Center – Call 1-877-927-8387, 24/7 to reach the Vet Center Call Center and talk about your military experience or other concerns during your transition from military to civilian life. The team is comprised of Veterans from several eras as well as family members of Veterans.
- Women Veterans Call Center – The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC) provides VA services and resources to women Veterans, their families, and caregivers. You can also chat online anonymously with a WVCC representative.
- Real Warriors – Real Warriors, a program through the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE), provides information and resources about psychological health, (PTSD), and traumatic brain injury.
- Veterans Guide – Veterans Guide provides you with the necessary information you need to obtain the maximum benefits when you leave military service.
- VeteransGuide.org provides comprehensive educational materials and direct access to a panel of expert counselors and legal professionals in collaboration with the National Advocates for Veterans Disability Assistance, LLC (NAVDA).
RESOURCES FOR FIRST RESPONDERS:
- 911 At Ease International (911AEI) exists to support first responders and their families, so they can be their best to serve their community.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND HELPLINES:
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline – 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 988. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
- VA Mental Health – VA’s repository of mental health and suicide prevention resources, information, and data materials.