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. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1,
chat online or send a text message to 838255 to receive
confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
Locate behavioral health professionals in your community who have military culture training with the Star Behavioral Health Providers Registry.
These professionals have specialized training in understanding and treating military service members and their families.
Ohio Cares is a collaboration of state and local agencies supporting the behavioral health of returning Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom
veterans and their families.
MakeTheConnection.net connects Veterans, their family members and friends and other advocates with mental health information, local resources and inspiring stories of recovery. Visitors can find reliable information on how to cope with challenges such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma and transitioning from service.