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Veterans Guide

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General Veterans Resources

Veterans Support at TCTC

Veteran Affairs Resources

Health Resources for Veterans and their Families

Career Resources for Veterans

Mental Health Websites

Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury

(DCoE) in 2009, the campaign is an integral part of the Defense Department’s overall effort to encourage warriors and families to seek appropriate care and support for psychological health concerns.

This site offers a self-assessment questionnaire to determine whether current symptoms are consistent with a condition or concern that would benefit from further evaluation or treatment. It is intended to provide a diagnosis but to offer guidance as to where one might seek assistance. The self-assessments are voluntary and anonymous.
 
This site is an educational resource on PTSD and traumatic stress, for veterans and also for mental health care providers, researchers and the general public. The website contains links to fact sheets and videos to answer questions on trauma, PTSD and related issues.
 
At the website you can find information and resources or choose to chat live with a counselor. Or call 1-800-273-TALK and press #1 to connect to a special Veteran’s Affairs (VA) suicide crisis line staffed by mental health professionals 24 hours/7days a week.
 
This website is designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds.
 
The mission of the Office of Mental Health Services is to maintain and improve the health and well-being of veterans through excellence in health care, social services, education, and research. This site has excellent resources including information about available services, suicide prevention, PTSD, and counseling.
 
A site that connects people with the information and resources to help them recover from substance abuse and behavioral disorders including addiction treatment directory and a free helpline.

Injury Specific

The ACA is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences.
 
Provides military-specific information and resources on traumatic brain injury to veterans, service members in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Reserve, and their families.
 
Links to resources and programs serving active duty military, their beneficiaries, and veterans with traumatic brain injuries. Locate information specific to friends and family, Service members and veterans, and medical providers.
 
For more than 50 years, the NAF has been offering assistance to veterans and now to civilian amputees. They sponsor the AMP to AMP Program (peer counseling), a medical equipment giveaway program as well as a listing of links to similar programs serving amputees and their families.
 
This organization provides information and resources to meet the needs of individuals who have spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D); their families and friends; the medical and scientific community; service and business professionals; the media; students; government; elected officials; and the public. Toll free Help Line is 1-800-962-9629.
 
This online resource, produced by the University of Alabama at Birmingham, offers educational and research information relevant to persons with SCI, their families, and others of interest.
 
Traumatic Brain Injury Information Page (National Institute of Neurological Disorders)
Provides information on how the injury occurs, treatment, prognosis, clinical trials,  research and also includes a listing of organizations for further information.
 
This website was developed for veterans and returning service members with injuries to more than one physical region or organ system, one of which may be life threatening, which results in physical, cognitive, psychological, or psychosocial impairments and functional disability.

Veteran Parenting Resources

Military Law Resources

Tax and Financial Resources

Other Veteran Benefits Resources

Support Groups

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