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24-Hour Help

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The Veterans Crisis Line
Connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
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Veterans and their loved ones can receive confidential support 24/7, 365 days a year.
Chat online: 1.800.273.8255 and Press 1 | Text message: 838255

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Learning about PTSD helps you to understand what your loved one is experiencing. But, you need to take care of yourself too. Your own support network - family, friends, and health providers - is a good place to start, but don't be afraid to reach out beyond that close circle | more information

Veterans Linkage Line
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) offers the LinkVet call center provided by trained staff. During business hours, MDVA staff will provide information on veterans’ benefits, healthcare, education, and reintegration. The line will roll to Crisis Connection counselors for 24-hour, seven days a week coverage (including holidays) for immediate crisis intervention and psychological counseling.
1.888.546.5838 | more information
A 24-hour resource for Military Members, Spouses and Families.  Everything from Money Matters to Relationships. Call, Email a Consultant, Counseling and Discussion Boards.  Lots of online tools!
1.800.342.9647 | more information

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will be routed to the closest possible crisis center in your area. With more than 130 crisis centers across the country, our mission is to provide immediate assistance to anyone seeking mental health services. Call for yourself, or someone you care about. Your call is free and confidential.
1.800.273.8255 and Press 1 | more information

Military Pathways
Is a voluntary, anonymous mental health and alcohol self-assessment and referral program. The assessments, which are available online 24 hours a day, identify symptoms associated with mental health disorders, educate families on the signs and symptoms, provide an opportunity to contact a clinician and most importantly, reinforce that facing personal struggles is a sign of courage.
Begin online assessment now!