Current analysis indicates that an average of 20 veterans die from suicide per day. The 3 most common mental health concerns for vets are PTSD, depression and TBI.
Both active duty service members and veterans face barriers to treatment for mental health issues including:
Personal embarrassment/shame about service-related mental disabilities
Long wait times or travel distances
Fear of being seen as weak
The resources below are intended to help you explore options for assistance.
Immediately below are videos. If you scroll down further, there is a list of resources provided for you to explore. Inclusion of any video or resource does not mean endorsement by Friends' Health Connection. Each resource should be vetted properly to make sure it's a fit for you.