Mental Health Resources
If you, a friend or a loved one have a mental health issue that you would like to address or if you are just going through a tough time in your life and need someone to help you work through the issues, assistance is available. We encourage you to take a look at the following resources.
- The country’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives.
- Mental Health America has a webpage of mental health resources dedicated to getting people connected with help.
- This organization provides support, education and advocacy for people with mental illness.
- NAMI has a web page dedicated to helping people get connected with specific mental health support. Check it out at support.
- SAMHSA’s mission is to build resilience and facilitate recovery for people with mental or substance use disorders.
- SAMHSA has a web page dedicated to mental health information for individuals including a mental
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or call 1-800-273-8255
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Mental Health Resources for Veterans
Mental Health Self-Assessment Program® (MHSAP) Screening and Referral for Vets and Families or call 1-877-877-3647
- MHSAP offers service personnel and their families the opportunity to take anonymous, mental health and alcohol use self-assessments online, via the phone and/or through special events held at installations.
- The self-assessments are a brief series of questions that, when linked together, help create a picture of how an individual is feeling.
- The program is designed to help individuals identify their own symptoms and access assistance before a problem becomes serious.
- The self-assessments address posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, generalized anxiety disorder, alcohol use and bipolar disorder.
- After completing a self-assessment, an individual receives referral information, including services provided by TRICARE, Military OneSource and Vet Centers.
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
- Mental Health Home Page: Provides patient care, veterans’ benefits and will try to meet all client needs to the best of its ability.
- National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: The PTSD Information Center has fact sheets and videos to answer your questions on trauma, PTSD and related issues.
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center or call 1-800-870-9244: Serves active duty military and their dependents and veterans with traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
Veterans Resource Center: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides information and resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends and advocates.