Resources

Articles

  • Suicide Prevention for Veterans (click the link under Research)
    A report describing suicide prevention activities for veterans has been issued by researchers from the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Medical Center at the University of South Carolina. This publication also explores the gaps in four areas these activities should impact, according to the researchers: society (i.e. health status and knowledge and behaviors related to health status), research, policy, and services. This research summary is based on information in:
    York, J. A., Lamis, D A., Pope, C. A, & Egede, L. E. (2013). Veteran-specific suicide prevention. Psychiatric Quarterly, 84(2), 219-238

Websites

  • Got Your 6 is a campaign that unites the entertainment industry with top veteran-focused nonprofit organizations. The goal of the campaign is to bridge the civilian-military divide by creating a new conversation in America, so that veterans and military families are perceived as leaders and civic assets.
  • Military One Source - Non-government Website dedicated to assisting military personnel and their family, with access to counseling, Financial advice, and other assistance.
  • US Department of Veterans Affairs - First stop for all veterans, government access to medical, tuition assistance and more.
  • Veterans Crisis Hotline - Crisis service for veterans, their family and friends. Free, private and confidential Available by both chat and phone.
  • VA Vet Success - Job Assistance for military and their spouses. Find help with resume building, job postings, etc.
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center - Nation’s Largest Military Hospital. Providing medical services in addition to counseling, clothing and many more services to military members and their families.
  • Military One Click - Non-Profit Group dedicated to assisting military spouses and families with job, housing, educational assistance.
  • Tricare - Health care program serving military members, Veterans and their families worldwide.
  • Serving Together – Nonprofit organization offering resources to the armed services and their families. Get help with counseling, medical assistance, Therapy and other areas within your community.
  • Easter Seals Military & Veterans Programs - Provides services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs, including military, veterans and their families, have the opportunities to live, learn, and work in their communities.
  • Veteran Staffing Network – Organization dedicated to helping veterans find jobs. Receive help with resume, interviewing, and job placement, and much more.
  • Wounded Warrior Project - Nonprofit organization providing programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.
  • After Deployment - Website dedicated to addressing a wide range of issues including stress, PTSD, depression, reintegration, and more.
  • Vets4Warriors - Veteran run organization that support current and veteran military members.
  • Vets Prevail - veteran-owned and -operated health care technology company founded to help address high-profile behavioral health issues in the veteran and military populations.
  • Give An Hour - Non-profit Organization, provides counseling to individuals, couples and families, and children and adolescents. They offer treatment for anxiety, depression, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, sexual health and intimacy concerns, and loss and grief.