Training:

Rural Health Training through MyVeHU Campus

TRICARE UPDATE  

Many servicemembers face a stigma when deciding whether to seek care for mental health needs.  Much of this stigma is based on myth, not reality.

Myth:  Getting mental health hurts your career.

Reality:  Seeking mental health care ensures you get the appropriate care from trained professionals to keep your career on track.  Mental health counseling alone is not a reason to revoke or deny a security clearance.

Myth:  Needing mental health care shows weakness.

Reality:  It takes real strength and courage to admit you have a problem and seek help.  PTSD, anxiety, depression, and other psychological conditions require medical care.  

 

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Peer Support Resources:

Vet-to-Vet

Veterans Employment Toolkit:

Toolkit

Suicide Prevention Resources:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Veteran Crisis Line

VA Suicide Prevention Program Fact sheet (pdf)

Suicide Prevention in the Department of Veterans Affairs (pdf)

 

Substance Abuse Resources:

Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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Family Support Links: 

ASPIN Health Navigators

Military One Source

Army One Source

The Real Warriors Campaign

The Coming Home Project

Sesame Street for Military Families

Military Families Near and Far

US Army Wounded Warrior Program

Support Tools for Military Families, Military Kids

Family Readiness System

Teenagers and Deployment

Veterans and Military Family Health

TBI: A Focus on Family and Caregivers

Casualty Assistance: An Overview

Understanding Invitational Travel Orders

Building the Resilience of Your Military Family

Achieving Resilience Through Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Programs

Counseling Options for Service Members and their Families

 

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Hidden Wound Resources:

National Guard Bureau Psychological Health Program

Joining Forces

The Ladder

Invisible Wounds of War Initiative
     Referral Code: AOSrar
     Host Name: Robert Rummel

Give an Hour

Coaching Into Care

Treating the Invisible Wounds of War

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Resources for Female Veterans:

Grace After Fire

VA Women Veterans' Call Center

Women Veterans Rock!

BWJP (Battered Women's Justice Project)  - Military-Civilian Advocate Resource Network

National Center on Domestic & Sexual Violence

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Additional Resources:

Defense Center of Excellence Blog

Pets Healing Vets

Reconnecting on the Job Following Deployment with the Guard or Reserve

Afterdeployment.org

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

IAVA - Starting the Transition

Star Behavioral Health Providers

YMCA Military Outreach Initiative

Online or Over Video, TRICARE Reaches Out With Expanded Behavioral Health Care Services for Vets

Veterans Affairs

Purdue Military Family Research Institute

Afghanistan Timeline

Army Well Being Resource Site (Facebook Page)

The Coalition for Iraq + Afghanistan Veterans

Strengthening Our Military Families

VSO's

Tips for Clergy

Tips for Primary Care Physicians

Starting now TRICARE beneficiaries who want to learn more about their health care plan and how it works can get short, relevant tips once a month with the launch of TRICARE TV. The first episode called “What Is TRICARE?” gives beneficiaries an overview of TRICARE health care plans and some of the special programs offered. A transcript of the first episode is also available. To view TRICARE TV, visit TRICARE’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/TRICAREHealth or www.tricare.mil/mediacenter.

Mobile Apps:

National Center for Telehealth & Technology

PTSD Coach

TBI Pocket Guide

T2 Mood Tracker

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