Veteran Support - We Are Here For You

The health and wellness of our active military and veterans is a huge concern to us. We strive to better the wellbeing of those we work with whether it be on the water, during a team event or even just a phone call – we are here!

We are aware that this is an extremely challenging time for many, and we would like to offer our support. If you need someone to talk to, please feel free to reach out to us via email at hello@livewater.org and one of our members will reach out!

There are also numerous other resources available which we have listed below:

- Veterans Crisis Line - If you are having thoughts of suicide, call 1-800-273-8255, then PRESS 1 or visit http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

For emergency mental health care, you can also go directly to your local VA medical center 24/7 regardless of your discharge status or enrollment in other VA health care.

- Vet Centers - Discuss how you feel with other Veterans in these community-based counseling centers. 70% of Vet Center staff are Veterans. Call 1-877-927-8387 or find one near you.

- VA Mental Health Services Guide - This guide will help you sign up and access mental health services.

- MakeTheConnection.net - information, resources, and Veteran to Veteran videos for challenging life events and experiences with mental health issues.

- RallyPoint - Talk to other Veterans online. Discuss: What are your feelings as the Taliban reclaim Afghanistan after 20 years of US involvement?

- Download VA's self-help apps - Tools to help deal with common reactions like, stress, sadness, and anxiety. You can also track your symptoms over time.

- Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) -  Request a Peer Mentor

- VA Women Veterans Call Center - Call or text 1-855-829-6636 (M-F 8AM - 10PM & SAT 8AM - 6:30PM ET)

- VA Caregiver Support Line - Call 1-855-260-3274 (M-F 8AM - 10PM & SAT 8AM - 5PM ET)

- Together We Served - Find your battle buddies through unit pages

- George W. Bush Institute - Need help or want to talk? Check In or call:1-630-522-4904 or email: checkin@veteranwellnessalliance.org

- Elizabeth Dole Foundation Hidden Heroes - Join the Community

- American Red Cross Military Veteran Caregiver Network - Peer Support and Mentoring

- Team Red, White & Blue - Hundreds of events weekly. Find a chapter in your area.

- Student Veterans of America - Find a campus chapter to connect with.

- Team Rubicon - Find a local support squad.

- Veterans Crisis Line: Suicide Prevention Hotline, Text & Chat. veteranscrisisline.net

 

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