Crisis: Depression & PTSD

 

Vet Center Program – Department of Veterans Affairs

Vet Centers are staffed the people in VA who welcome home war veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans’ war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. Available to all veterans who have served in a war zone and their families.

Milwaukee: (414) 434-1311 Madison: 608-264-5342 Green Bay: 920-435-5650 Wausau: 715-842-1724 LaCrosse: 608-782-4403

Hotline: 1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387)

Support for: Service Members (if qualified), Veterans (if qualified), Families (if qualified)

 

 Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

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Phone: 1-800-273-8255 + 1

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.

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Phone: 1-800-273-8255

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

Stop Soldier Suicide

Offers a high-touch service with free resources for many of the stresses Veterans face: job loss, relationship issues, mental health needs, financial worries, housing and more. We’re here for our brothers and sisters in arms in their greatest hour of need.

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Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

Vet 2 Vet

Uses trained peer counselors to give resources and referrals for veterans and law enforcement in crisis.

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Phone: 1-877-838-2838

Support for: Service Members, Families

 

Give an Hour

Free, confidential counseling for veterans and families in need of mental health resources and help. Counselors will help you cope, refer you to additional help, and let you talk about your situation with an actual mental health professional.

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Support for: Service Members, Families

 

Vets 4 Warriors

The Vets4Warriors peer support line, 1-855-838-8255 (1-855-VET-TALK), provides easy access to supportive, non-attributional conversations with trained veteran peers representing all branches of the military. This team of veteran peers has immediate access to behavioral health clinicians to respond to potentially emergent issues and can offer referrals to local community services, military veteran centers, and military healthcare providers based upon the needs of the Service Member. A variety of services will be provided to include non-clinical (legal, financial) and referrals for clinical services (substance abuse, behavioral health).

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Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families (maybe)