Finding a Healthcare Professional
If you would like to seek assistance from a trained provider in the VA Health Care system you can use the Find VA Locations Site.
Pages with other resources
National Resource Directory (www.nrd.gov) is an easy to use, comprehensive database of services for Service Members, Veterans, and their families. It is a one-stop-shop that lists thousands of helpful resources, tools, and organizations, all conveniently organized by subject.
Emotional Issues and Mental Health:
The VA’s Mental Health Home Page (www.mentalhealth.va.gov) provides Veterans and their families with information on a range of mental health conditions, as well as convenient links to VA programs and services. It also has a locator to help you find a VA facility near you.
If you are in crisis:
- Call 911
- Go to your nearest Emergency Room
- Call the Veterans Crisis Line; Dial 988 then Press 1
Financial or Employment Issues:
Military One Source’s website (https://www.militaryonesource.mil/military-life-cycle/separation-transition/separation-transition-resources) provides Veterans with extensive information and assistance including a Department of Labor employment workshop, financial planning, a military skills translator, and links to find out more about VA benefits and programs. Military One Source provides Servicemembers and families help for virtually any quality of life issue including employment.
Health and Wellness:
The goal of the VA’s Wellness program is to keep Veterans well and well-informed. Their website (https://www.va.gov/health-care/wellness-programs/) provides news and information on health and wellness, including a variety of healthy living messages and tips. The Military Health systems website (https://health.mil/) provides active duty Servicemembers, retirees, and their families with helpful medical news, information about programs, and links to TRICARE benefits and other services.
The After Deployment website (AfterDeployment.org) is a comprehensive online resource supporting Servicemembers, their families, and Veterans with common post-deployment concerns. The website provides self-care solutions as well as links to coaching. The VA Transition Assistance Program (https://www.benefits.va.gov/tap/tap-index.asp) offer a wide range of free services to help with the transition from military to civilian life. Services include counseling for Veterans and their families as well as referrals for medical care or benefits.