It can be overwhelming to track down and organize the resources available to Veterans across the country. At Heroes for Healthcare, we’re working hard to organize them for you. Below, you’ll find national resources as well as Wisconsin-specific resources. If you want us to add additional resources for your state, contact us!

September was Suicide Prevention Month. If you need support, reach out to the crisis resources listed below, or explore the resources offered through the VA, specific to suicide awareness and prevention.

Crisis Resources

Vet to Vet Assistance
888.777.4443 or ONLINE

Help for veterans and their families who are enduring a crisis or who have a critical need for help.

Veterans Crisis Line ~ (800) 273-8255 (press 1). Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. wrote this article that contains a variety of resources for Veterans: “Need Support? These Veterans Organizations are Offering Help During This Time of Stress.” 

If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, get help immediately at Stop Soldier Suicide

The National Veterans Foundation (NVF) has an extensive and inclusive list of benefits, resources, and information including VA links, housing, employment, health and social support.

Coaching into Care: ~ (888) 823-7458

Coaching Into Care is a free service for people who are concerned about the mental health of the Veterans in their lives. Licensed psychologists and social workers offer advice for starting the conversation with a Veteran about their mental health and motivating them to seek treatment if it’s needed.

Read this article for more information about the services they offer to Veterans.

Veteran Benefits in Wisconsin:

Veteran Resources in Wisconsin:

National Resources

COVID-19: Covid-19 has impacted the lives of many in 2020 and continues to do so in 2021 as the new Delta Variant spreads. Unfortunately, those struggling with substance abuse and mental health have increased by a staggering 40 percent according to the CDC. For that reason, ARK Behavioral Health created a resource page that shares valuable information for those seeking help while battling addiction and co-occurring conditions. On this page, you will find vital statistics and ways to receive help. In addition, they have included a supplement mental health guide to help people during Covid.

Bankrate experts created a comprehensive guide that outlines how military members can take advantage of the insurance rates and discounts available to them for different aspects of their life including life, home, and auto insurance. They also include information for how this could impact active duty, deployed members, and veterans.