Seek Wellness Support

Explore our partner resources listed below.


 
 

Emergency Support

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Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

If you are seeking support for yourself or a loved one:

  • text HOME to 741741 for free, 24/7 crisis support in the US.

 
 

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. The caring, qualified responders at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances.

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? For military members and their families seeking emergency support 24/7:

  • call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1

  • text 838255

  • chat online


 

Holistic Programs

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Boulder Crest Retreat

Boulder Crest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 2011, that supports combat veterans and their family members, and first responders, who struggle with a number of mental health challenges as a result of their service. The mission is to solve the mental health crisis and train military members, veterans, and their families dealing with PTSD and combat-related stress, to help them live productive, fulfilling, and service-oriented lives at home, as well as provide free, world class, short-duration, high-impact retreats.

 

Headstrong

Headstrong was founded in 2012 through a partnership with Weill Cornell Medical College, one of the nation’s leading mental health care centers. With the help and direction of top clinicians in the country, Headstrong developed a comprehensive mental health treatment program for post 9/11 veterans dealing with PTSD, Military Sexual Trauma, addiction, anxiety and depression, trauma, grief and loss, and anger management.

 
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SHARE Military Initiative

The SHARE Military Initiative at Shepherd Center is a comprehensive rehabilitation program that focuses on assessment and treatment for active duty or separated service members who have served in the U.S. military since September 11, 2001 and who are experiencing symptoms of or have a diagnosis of mild to moderate brain injury, or concussions and any co-occurring psychological or behavioral health concerns, including post-traumatic stress. SHARE Military Initiative provides hope, assistance, support and education to service members and their families during their recovery treatment and beyond.

 
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Boot Campaign

Boot Campaign’s revolutionary Health and Wellness pipeline provides veterans access and funding to individualized and comprehensive roadmaps to recovery from invisible wounds of war. Joining forces with evidence-based treatment and training partners across the United States, Boot Campaign helps veterans and their families struggling with traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain, self-medication and insomnia. Boot Campaign implements a holistic plan of attack grounded in the most cutting edge wellness training with treatment programs fully customized to each individual.


 

Yoga

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Yogafit for Warriors

This trauma-­sensitive yoga workshop zeros in on Post-­Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma Brain Injury (TBI), the long­term effects each one has on the mind, body, and spirit, and how yoga can bring relief. Anyone suffering from trauma—military men and women, and their families; first responders; victims of violence or abuse—as well as the mental health professionals working with them will benefit from this two-day intensive.

 

Love Your Brain Yoga

LoveYourBrain is the message that embodies our positive approach to brain injury prevention and healing. Our programs are designed to build community, foster resilience, and help people understand the importance of loving your brain. If you have experienced a TBI (including concussion) or are a caregiver or support person, we invite you to join our yoga community! Through this program, we hope you discover your inner resources for learning, growing, healing, and thriving. o create a culture of shared experiences related to TBI, our program is only open to the TBI community at this time. TBI is caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury.


 

Community Connection

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IAVA Rapid Response Referral Program

Get connected with one of IAVA’s Veteran transition managers through the Rapid Response Referral Program. RRRP is IAVA’s high-tech, high-touch case management and referral services program. The qualified Veteran Transition Managers act as transition navigators and advocates, assisting veterans to identify and access top benefits and services, both governmental and nongovernmental, for example, the Semper Fi Fund, Operation PAVE, TAPS, the Veterans Crisis Line, Salute, Inc., VA Vet Centers, and more. Importantly, we take clients with all discharge statuses, including those whose status might otherwise make receiving benefits difficult.

 

The Mission Continues

Join a Mission Continues service platoon. In 2013, The Mission Continues introduced a new way for veterans to continue serving at home – the service platoon. A service platoon is a team of veteran and non-veteran volunteers that mobilizes together to solve a specific challenge in their community. United by the common bond of service, platoons offer veterans the opportunity to make an impact in their community, and connect with others through regular social and networking events. It’s an opportunity to serve alongside a motivated team and tackle a tough and meaningful mission. It’s an opportunity to make a difference.

 

Blue Star Families

Utilize the Blue Star Families support network. Military life is different and can be difficult. Frequent moves, deployments, and transitions can make it hard for military families to establish strong, trusted networks. Blue Star Families was founded by military spouses in 2009 to empower these families to thrive as they serve. We're committed to strengthening military families by connecting them with their neighbors – individuals and organizations – to create vibrant communities of mutual support. We believe we're all stronger when we take care of one another.