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Mental Health Topics
Get Support for Your Mental Health at VA
As a Veteran, you might experience difficult life events or challenges after leaving the military, especially during or after stressful times such as the holiday season. VA has resources to help no matter how big or small the problem may be.
Finding Support From Fellow Veterans To Cope With Trauma
“I wish I would have done it sooner”: A Veteran’s story of seeking support from other Veterans and finding relief from memories of trauma.
VA Offers Telehealth Treatment
A new year is a good time to prioritize taking care of your mental health, and VA’s video and phone telehealth options make it easy to get treatment without having to travel to a facility. Connect with local VA providers to learn about their telehealth options, and schedule or reschedule your appointment online.
VA Can Help You Manage Anxiety
It is natural to worry and feel anxious about things, but when persistent worries start affecting your day-to-day activities, your work, your sleep, or your relationships, it may be time to do something about it.
Get Care for a Traumatic Brain Injury
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can affect your physical functions, thinking abilities, behaviors, and more. The injury can range from mild to severe, and it may increase your risk for mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression, as well as sleeping problems.
Find Resources for PTSD
The symptoms and effects of posttraumatic stress disorder, commonly known as PTSD, can disrupt your everyday life. If you think you might have PTSD, there are resources to help. Even if your symptoms come and go — or surfaced months or years after the traumatic event — effective treatments are available.