VA is a pioneer in mental health research, high-quality, evidence-based treatment and access to high-quality care. We strive to maintain and improve the mental health and well-being of today's Veterans through excellence in health care, social services, education, and research. Learn more about VA's mental health services. In the last three years, VA has devoted more people, programs, and resources toward mental health services to serve the growing number of Veterans seeking mental health care and this marketing effort is designed to expand our reach to those who need our services the most. Learn more about VA's mental health services
The Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 press 1) connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text (Text 838255). Veterans and their loved ones can call, chat online, and text message.
VA's Mental Health Hiring Initiative has initiated an aggressive Mental Health Hiring Initiative to add 1,600 mental health professionals, as well as 300 support staff, to its existing mental health workforce of over 20,000.
VA's Mental Health Recovery Programs provides a number of unique psychosocial services and resources available to eligible Veterans who have schizophrenia or another serious mental illness through the mental health programs at VA Medical Centers (VAMC) around the country.
Coaching into Care is a free and confidential coaching service to help callers discover new ways to talk with their Veteran about their concerns and about treatment options.