It is OK to ask for help!

If you're struggling, there is help!

The psychological reactions to the extreme stress of the war zone environment frequently cause an array of symptoms and reactions in returning veterans. With the passage time, and the opportunity to live in a civilian environment, these typically diminish. However, when symptoms and reactions last for more than a month or interfere with daily life and functioning, professional assessment and treatment may be required.

DVA Mental Health Help

  

Call the VA at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online at www.VeteransCrisisLine.net*, or send a text message to 838255 for free, confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Suicide Prevention Center

  

SPRC is the nation's only source of technical assistance, training, and materials increasing the prevention of suicide prevention.

AFSP

  

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention brings together people across communities and backgrounds to understand and prevent suicide.

Nation Against Suicide

  

NOPCAS promotes life-affirming strategies that will help to decrease life-threatening behaviors.

National Suicide Hotline

  

NSPH can help by calling 1-800-273-8255. You'll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

veterans@excelsior.edu

888-647-2388 ext. 1352

Fax: 518-608-8142