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Self-Care Resources for Your Whole Health

We are all faced with new challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  How we deal with and adapt to change affects our ability to respond to these challenges.

It is more important than ever to take care of your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.  Finding ways to care for ourselves, staying balanced and resilient, is critically important so that we can care for our Veterans, families, and communities. The following resources are quick, virtual tools to help you manage stress and promote your Whole Health during these unprecedented times.

Overwhelmed?  Need to talk to someone right now?

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - For any person in distress or their loved ones.

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
  • Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • En Espanol: 1-888-628-9454
  • Start a confidential chat
  • Call TTY if you have hearing loss 1-800-799-4889
  • Get more resources at SuicidePreventionLifeline.org.

Veterans Crisis Line - We’re here anytime, day or night – 24/7.

If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
  • Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1
  • Text 838255
  • Start a confidential chat
  • Call TTY if you have hearing loss 1-800-799-4889
  • Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.

Physician Support Line

What Is Physician Support Line?  Physician Support Line is a national, free, and confidential support line service made up of 600+ volunteer psychiatrists, joined together in the determined hope to provide peer support for our physician colleagues as we all navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Call 1-888-409-0141. No appointment necessary. https://www.physiciansupportline.com/

Disaster Distress Helpline

All VA employees are eligible to contact this helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or even text, "TalkWithUs" to 66746, to be connected to a trained counselor.  Help is available 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.

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