Medical Benefits/PTSD Links

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This page is created to help guide Veterans and families with links to organizations setup to help those dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other medical conditions. These are simply links to PTSD sites that have very useful information to help guide Veterans and their Families. It is strongly advised to contact the Veterans Affairs contact numbers for professional advice or 911 for emergencies. PTSD is a real medical condition and there are numerous groups out there ready to help Veterans and family members when dealing with symptoms of PTSD.


Never be ashamed to speak to someone, whether it's a family member, a friend, or a specialist in the field to seek help.


Contents

Crisis Hotlines

State and Local Dept. of VA contact numbers


Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK


Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255

Vet Centers and Resources

Map of Veteran Hospitals and Centers in the U.S.


National Alliance on Mental Health - Veterans Resource page


Returning Veterans from war - Main page


Dept of Defense - Deployment Health Clinical Center website


Military.com - Veterans Health care Overview


Deployment Health Clinical Center - transitioning from DoD to VA


After Deployment.org - Wellness resources for the Military Community


Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK


Tricare for Military

Tricare site for Military

Tricare online services

Tricare pressroom (PTSD)



Post Traumatic Stress Disorder / Training links

Veterans Affairs PTSD website

Veterans Affairs PTSD Educational products and courses

Real Warriors: Resilience, Recovery, Reintegration (Army website)

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Great source of info on PTSD (Facts, Organizations, Treatments, News and Online Discussions)

Army Behavioral Health site - PTSD questions and answers

Deployment Health Clinical Center - Mental health


Coping Strategies & Help for returning veterans and their Family

Comprehensive Soldier Fitness - US Army

Facts section answering many questions pertaining to returning veterans from the war zone

Army - Well Being

Help your child who may be dealing with Trauma - Great site to inform any parent about what a child may be dealing with (A father or mother deploying for a long time could be a traumatic event for any child

PTSD and it's affect on Relationships I highlighted this, because many couples could be affected by this without thinking symptoms are even present

After Deployment - Great site for Veterans returning from the War Zone


Elderly Veterans

Veterans Affairs Geriatrics

Guide to Long Term Care

USA.gov Senior Citizens' Resources

Disability Organizations in your area


Asbestos/Mesothelioma

Veterans Affairs - Occupational and Environmental Exposures

Mesothelioma and Veterans by Asbestos.com

Military.com article

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