You are not alone- The Veteran Crisis Line is here for you 24/7.
You do not have to be in VA Benefits or health care to call!
The VFW is committed to changing the stigma around the mental health of Veterans and Active Military and has partnered with nationwide organizations to strengthen our passion to provide support.
Here is some information about the VFW's partner organizations and what they do to assist the Military community in changing the narrative surrounding mental health. You can also click on the organization's logo to go directly their websites.
Give an Hour understands the challenges that the military community faces and has developed a based approach to addressing those challenges. Give an hour provides free mental health services to our nation's Military Members, Veterans, and their families.
With a network that Patients can use to track their experiences and then share their experiences with others who have the same disease or condition, PatientsLikeMe has more than 400,000 Patients and works to improve the lives of those patients in real-time and works to gain research to advance medicine.
Working to change the culture of mental health in America, ChangeDirection has a nationwide initiative to address the stigma and raise awareness regarding the 5 signs that may indicate that someone is suffering emotionally and need help.
The Elizabeth Dole Hidden Heroes Campaign
brings vital attention to the untold stories of Military Caregivers and seeks solutions for the tremendous challenges and long-term needs they face. This campaign's goals include inspiring individuals, businesses, and community and civic faith and government leaders to take action in supporting Military Caregivers in their communities as well as connecting Military Caregivers with helpful resources and peer-to-peer support.
Co-founded by Patrick Kennedy and led by a retired four star Army General, One mind is dedicated to benefiting all affected by brain illness and injury. With its current focus on supporting those with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress, One Mind is fostering public-private partnerships to advance on its goal of radically accelerating the pace of brain related research and cues.
Click above to view the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Page