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Resources for Veterans

This page has resources for veterans.

Find information on PTSD, mindfulness training, suicide prevention, and employee assistance programs.

  • Veterans Crisis Line: Veterans who are in crisis or having thoughts of suicide, or those who know a Veteran in crisis, can call the Veteran and Military Crisis Line for confidential support, 24 hours a day, at 800-273-8255, and press 1; send a text message to 838255; or chat online at the Veterans Crisis Line
  • VA Mental Health Support: 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.
  • President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide: The President's Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS) will focus on a holistic public health approach to suicide prevention. PREVENTS seeks to change the culture surrounding mental health and suicide prevention through enhanced community integration, prioritized research activities, and implementation strategies that emphasize improved overall health and well-being.
  • PTSD: National Center for PTSD - VA’s National Center for PTSD: PTSD is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault. It's normal to have upsetting memories, feel on edge, or have trouble sleeping after this type of event. If symptoms last more than a few months, it may be PTSD. Veterans can call 1-800-273-8255, and press 1 or chat online with a counselor.

Find information on healthcare, education, and disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs

Find information on how the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act protects you. 

Veterans Employment and Training Center (Department of Labor) provides veterans and transitioning service members with the resources and services such as transition and employment services and compliance assistance for employment disputes to succeed in the 21st century workforce by maximizing their employment opportunities, protecting their employment rights and meeting labor-market demands with qualified veterans today.

The Department of Labor's Disability Resources website serves as the Federal government's website for individuals with disabilities, their families, employers, veterans and service members, workforce professionals and many others. A collaborative effort among 22 Federal agencies, Disability.gov connects individuals with disabilities to the information and resources they need to actively participate in the workforce and in their communities.

Military OneSource provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status) and their families. It is a virtual extension of installation services. Visit militaryonesource.mil or call 1-800-342-9647 (Federal Relay 711).

FedsHireVets.gov is the Federal government's one-stop source for Federal employment information for veterans, transitioning service members and their families, hiring managers and human resources practitioners.

National Resource Directory (NRD) is an online tool for wounded, ill and injured Service Members, Veterans, their families and those who support them. The NRD provides access to more than 11,000 services and resources at the national, state and local levels that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.

The United States Office of Personnel Management is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government that manages the U.S. civilian service. The agency provides federal human resources policy, oversight and support, and tends to healthcare and life insurance and retirement benefits for federal government employees, retirees and their dependents.