Military Veteran Reintegration Resources: Emergency Phone Numbers, Suicide Hotlines and Places to Get Help
Please reach out for help if you need it. VA Office of the Inspector General Report Suspected Wrongdoing in VA Programs and Operations Call the OIG Hotline – (800) 488-8244
There are so many groups and individuals willing to listen to your problems or concerns, offer guidance, or even come to your aid if you're really struggling with an issue -- be it homelessness, suicidal thoughts or just having trouble with understanding your military benefits.
See the long list of options below.
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Need Immediate Help?
Veteran-to-Veteran Peer Counseling 1-877-VET2VET
Nat'l Veterans Foundation Help Line 1-888-777-4443 (M-F 9-9 Pacific)
Email help also available from NVF
Military OneSource - DOD contracted 1-800-342-9647 in USA (24/7)
1-800-3429-6477 outside of USA
Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline - Army assistance
VA Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
NY/NJ Veterans VA Nurses Helpline 1-800-877-6976
Gulf Coast VA Med Center Hot Line 1-800-507-4571
Suicide Help Online
Miles Foundation - Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault by Military Personnel 1-877-570-0688
Nat'l Coalition for Homeless Vets 1-800-VET-HELP
Veterans of the Vietnam War 1-800-843-8626
Where To Turn
If you're a vet suffering with PTSD, please know that you are not alone. Please take your symptoms seriously, and seek out any or all of the resources available to you. There are many.
From the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website:
VA Office of the Inspector General Report Suspected Wrongdoing in VA Programs and Operations Call the OIG Hotline – (800) 488-8244