MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
NOVEMBER - VETERAN'S RESOURCES
Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988, then press 1 (also serves family members and friends!)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: 800-662-HELP
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-NAMI
Combat Paper: transforms military uniforms into handmade paper. We believe in this simple yet enduring premise that the plant fiber in rags can be transformed into paper. A uniform worn through military service carries with it stories and experiences that are in the woven threads. Creating paper and artwork from these fibers carries these same qualities.
Military OneSource from the Department of Defense is your 24/7 gateway to trusted information, resources and confidential help. When MilLife happens, it’s your “first line of support” — giving service members and military families tools to stay well and thrive.
Military Veteran Project: Military Veteran Project is a volunteer-driven charity on a mission to prevent military suicide through research and treatment.
Mission 22: Mission 22 is dedicated to healing America’s veterans when they need it most — right now. We offer treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury and all of the issues veterans are facing today.
TilValhalla Project: Every time you order from Til Valhalla Project, you help deliver memorial plaques to the families of fallen Heroes (at a complete surprise to them) and you donate towards reducing veteran suicide. Our goal is to make sure no fallen Hero goes forgotten and to ensure veterans are getting the treatment they deserve.
US Department of Veteran Affairs: VA has a variety of mental health resources, information, treatment options, and more — all accessible to Veterans, Veterans’ supporters, and the general public. VA provides support for a variety of mental health conditions and other challenges.
US Veterans' Artists Alliance: The United States Veterans’ Artists Alliance (USVAA) is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary non-profit arts organization, founded in 2004 by military veterans and artists. USVAA provides opportunities for veterans in the arts by highlighting the work of veterans in the arts, humanities and entertainment industry along with the contributions veterans have made to the rich cultural history of our nation since the Revolutionary War.
Veteran Art Connection: The Veteran Art Connection is the place where healing meets entrepreneurship. Veteran Art Connection, the online gallery that will feature the products of art therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder and other service-related injuries and ailments. The results of art therapy are as varied as the stories of the veterans who created them.
Warrior Writers: We are a community of military veterans, service members, artists, allies, and healers dedicated to creativity and wellness. We use writing, painting, photography, and a host of other mediums to reflect on our experiences and express them creatively. Warrior Writers is a veteran-focused arts organization that fosters artistic exploration and expression through casual, welcoming workshops and retreats.
Wounded Warrior Project: The WWP mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors who incurred a physical or mental injury, illnesses, or wound, co-incident to your military service on or after September 11, 2001. You may also be eligible for the program if you are the family member or caregiver of a wounded warrior.
The Recovery Village: Veterans can get supportive treatment to help manage stress, trauma and addiction. https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/veterans/