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VA has resources to address the unique experiences that Veterans may face — and we’re just a click, call, text, or chat away. Get help at VA.

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COMPACT Act Eligibility

If you are a Veteran in suicidal crisis, you can now go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for free emergency health care.

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Mental Health Appointments

Keep your current mental health appointments. VA offers video and phone telemental health options.

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VA has a variety of mental health resources, information, treatment options, and more — all accessible to Veterans, Veterans’ supporters, and the general public. Explore the pages below to learn more about a specific mental health topic or to find information specifically tailored to your needs.

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VA provides support for a variety of mental health conditions and other challenges. Each of these pages includes resources, information on treatment options, and more.

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Browse our catalog of resources for specific types of Veterans and civilians.

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Veterans Share Stories of Support

Telehealth Therapy

For Daniel, Don, and Jennifer, convenient video counseling made it easier to put their health first. Learn how VA telehealth services helped these Veterans connect with their treatment providers. View More Stories On Make the Connection

Firearm Safety

VA encourages Veterans, Service members, and their families to make sure guns are safely secured, especially in times of crisis. Read more about Lethal Means

Mental Health Updates

Explore the latest mental health news, resources, and real-life stories of mental health recovery.

Suicide Prevention Grants

Through the SSG Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program, VA has awarded $52.5 million to 80 awardees in fiscal years 2022 and 2023.

Suicide Prevention Report

The 2022 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report analyzes Veteran suicide data from 2001-2020. Read key findings.

Mission Daybreak Finalists

VA named finalists in Mission Daybreak — a $20 million challenge to help VA develop new suicide prevention strategies for Veterans. Find out more.

Managing the Pain

When a 500-pound IED shattered Brandon’s spine, it also tore at his mental health. Learn how Brandon’s wife and his VA care team helped him recover.

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