If you or a veteran you know is experiencing a crisis, call:

Veterans Crisis Line
988 (press 1)
1-800-273-8255 (press 1)

The crisis line is staffed by caring, qualified responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Mental Health Resources for Veterans

What Is PTSD?

Veterans may experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to their military experiences. Veterans Affairs (VA) is the world's leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD and traumatic stress.

Learn More and Get Help

PTSD Coach

VA created "PTSD Coach," a mobile app that provides tools and resources to help you learn about and manage PTSD symptoms. Additionally, the VA has developed a helpful guide you can share with families and friends to help them understand PTSD and how they can support you.

Download PTSD Coach App

Get the PTSD Guide

Additional Support

Letting others know how you feel and asking for support can be extremely helpful. We encourage you to learn about mental health resources by topic and locate VA and community resources near you.

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