Resources For Veterans and Their Families

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According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness there are over 49,000 homeless Veterans in the United States. Due to their Military Service they have a higher risk of experiencing traumatic brain injuries and PTSD. Consequently, Veterans make up 8.6% of the entire homeless population in the United States. And, of all the Veterans in the United States, 20 of them commit suicide every day accounting for 18% of all adult suicide deaths in the United States per year.

These are not just statistics. They are people. Veterans and their families need a community effort that pulls together resources to ensure the transition into civilian life is easier.


If you recognize that someone in your life is suffering - Connect, Reach Out, Inspire Hope and Offer Help! Together we will #ChangeMentalHealth
 
Veterans Crisis Line:
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
www.veteranscrisisline.net


 
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): 
1-800-622-HELP (4357)
www.samhsa.gov

 

Veterans and Substance Abuse

https://www.drugrehab.org/veterans-and-substance-abuse/

Drugrehab.org is an informational resource for people suffering from addiction and their loved ones. By providing relevant information, helpful resources, and a network of support, Drugrehab.org aims to help people and their families improve their quality of life and enter a credible and reputable addiction treatment program.

 

Veterans' Sleep Health Resources

https://www.tuck.com/veteran-sleep/

Tuck.Com is a free online resource portal dedicated to empowering our readers to take control of their sleep health and hygiene by providing them with unbiased, comprehensive reviews and information guides. 

 

PTSD Coach Online Apps
www.ptsd.va.gov/PTSD/apps/ptsdcoachonline
 


We pledged to know the Five Signs of Emotional Suffering. You can too.
Personality Change: Sudden or gradual changes in the way someone typically behaves.
 
Agitation: When someone seems uncharacteristically angry, anxious, agitated, or moody.
 
Withdrawal: Withdrawn or isolated from other people; pulling away from family and friends.
 
Poor Self-Care: Has stopped taking care of themselves and may engage in risky behavior.
 
Hopelessness: Seems overcome with hopelessness and overwhelmed by their circumstances.


 
We invite you to contribute to this page. If you know of any additional resources that will benefit Veterans and their families, please email us at seventhfoldstudio@gmail.com with the resource information. Once we verify the resource, we will gladly add to this page!  

Let's show these men and women, and their families, that we have their six. We're stronger together.