This site provides information for service members, veterans, and military families about ways to deal with the unique challenges of military life and transitioning out of military service. Real Warriors offers advice on strategies for additional support and resources during and following military service.
This site provides comprehensive information for active duty (AD) service members and their families. Military OneSource offers information on policies and programs, helpful resources, products, useful articles, and a call center with online support for consultations on a number of topics.
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury
This site contains extensive information for service members and veterans, as well as their families. The site has information on a variety of topics, including integrative health and wellness, psychological health, traumatic brain injury, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
National Resource Directory
This directory provides a comprehensive listing of organizations, government agencies, and individuals who support wounded warriors, service members, veterans, families, and caregivers. Through its search feature, individuals can locate resources for benefits and compensation, education, employment, health, homeless assistance, housing, transportation, and others.
Team Red, White & Blue
Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. Team RWB has local chapters and communities that offer consistent, local opportunities for veterans, including weekly fitness activities, monthly social events, and participation in local races and events together. Team RWB also has a Veterans Ambassador Program and Veteran Athletic Camps.
Confidential Military Chat or Veterans Chat
Confidential chat via Instant Messaging (IM) for military personnel and veterans, as well as their friends and families. To chat with a crisis worker via Instant Message, go to the Veterans Crisis Line website and click on “Confidential Veterans Chat”.
Military Crisis Line or Veterans Crisis Line
www.veteranscrisisline.net or 1-800-273-TALK, Press 1
Confidential help line for military personnel and veterans, as well as their friends and families. If you are a service member or a veteran in crisis, or if you know someone who is, please call this toll-free, 24-hour hotline, and it will connect you to a confidential helpline in your area.
Confidential Military Text or Veterans Text
www.veteranscrisisline.net or 838255
Confidential texting for military personnel and veterans, as well as their friends and families. To chat with a crisis worker via text message, text 838255.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org or 1-800-273-TALK
If you are experiencing depression or suicidal symptoms, or you know someone who is, you may call this 24-hour crisis helpline to speak with a crisis worker, supported by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
IAVA is an organization dedicated to improving lives of the Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families as well. They strive to educate and enable veterans by connecting veterans to resources in their communities .