Veterans Affairs Resources
U.S.D.V.A – National Center For PTSD – https://www.ptsd.va.gov/about/index.asp
The National Center for PTSD is dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD. We work to assure that the latest research findings help those exposed to trauma.
About Face – https://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/AboutFace/
After a traumatic event — like combat, an assault, or a disaster — it’s normal to feel scared, keyed up, or sad at first. But if it’s been months or years since the trauma and you’re not feeling better, you may have PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder).
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – https://www.samhsa.gov/veterans-military-families/critical-issues
SAMHSA addresses critical issues such as suicide risk, trauma, and homelessness that impact members of the military with behavioral health conditions.
Mission 22 – http://www.mission22.com/#ourcause
According to a department of veterans affairs study each day over 20 veterans take their own lives. But together we can win the war against veterans suicide. Join Mission 22 to let our Vets know that they have an army behind them. Your donation dollars assist us in getting Veterans treatment when they need it the most, Right Now!
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans – http://nchv.org/
The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) — a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a 23-member board of directors — is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.
Disable American Veterans – https://www.dav.org/Founded in 1920, DAV is a leading nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families. The organization helps more than a million veterans each year in positive, life-changing ways. We invite you to help us support and enable the many victories in our veteran’s lives.
Operation Home-Front – https://www.operationhomefront.org/
Our mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive – not simply struggle to get by – in the communities that they’ve worked so hard to protect.
Wounded Warrior Project – https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Every warrior has a next mission. We know that the transition to civilian life is a journey. And for every warrior, family member, and caregiver, that journey looks different. We are here for their first step, and each step that follows. Because we believe that every warrior should have a positive future to look forward to. There’s always another goal to achieve, another mission to discover. We are their partner in that mission.
Purple Heart Foundation – https://purpleheartfoundation.org/
Chartered in 1957, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation is the fundraising engine of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Through grants and outreach programs we lend support to other organizations whose programs align with Purple Heart’s mission, as well as make smaller direct contributions to veterans facing exceptionally difficult financial challenges
Homes For Our Troops – https://www.hfotusa.org/
To build and donate specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.
Operation We Are Here: Financial Assistance for Veterans- http://www.operationwearehere.com/FinancialAssistance.html
Financial assistance for military and veteran families along with a great list of other resources for veterans seeking assistance.
Real Warriors – https://www.realwarriors.net/
The Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCoE) oversees the Real Warriors Campaign and mission as part of the Defense Department’s overall effort to promote a culture of support for psychological health. PHCoE’s mission is to improve the lives of our nation’s service members, veterans and families by advancing excellence in psychological health care and prevention of psychological health disorders.
Understanding a Veteran with PTSD – https://online.maryville.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/psychology/understanding-a-veteran-with-ptsd/