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Welcome to the Veterans and Military Resource Center

At the NAMI Veterans and Military Resource Center you will find resources, support, and partnerships dedicated to mental health policy, education initiatives and advocacy priorities that impact active duty military personnel, veterans with mental illness and the family members of these individuals. The Veterans and Military Resource Center is supported by the NAMI Veterans and Military Council.


Do you know of a resource that doesn't appear in the Veterans Resource Center? Send your news articles, videos, personal stories and links to veterans' organizations and services to vets@nami.org.


Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Information, treatment options, effects on families and more.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Effects, recent findings and emerging treatments.

Veterans and Mental Illness

Links to illness information, screening, medications and recovery options.

Veterans and Depression

NAMI's factsheet for Veterans and Depression

Suicide Prevention

Information and the latest data and research.


Active-duty Service Members

Read about challenges and supports specific to troops and their families.

Veterans Affairs and VISNs

Health benefits & eligibility, services, compensation and more.

For Families, Children and Spouses

Links to support, assistance and education.

Women Veterans Resources

Gender-specific information, resources and support specific to women.

Multicultural Resources

Links to specific information for specific populations and ethnic groups.

Homelessness

Resource for technical assistance and NAMI's Missing Persons Network.


Public Policy and Legislation

NAMI's advocacy efforts, positions, initiatives and Take Action.

Online Discussion Groups

Find support, share knowledge, ask questions and meet others.

Veterans in the NAMI Advocate and NAMINow.

Read the stories of veterans featured in the NAMI Advocate Magazine and NAMINow e-newsletter.

Join NAMI

Engage in the NAMI Network for membership benefits.


Partnerships and Resources

Army One SourceArmy One Source

In August 2012, NAMI's Education, Training, and Peer Support Center launched the collaboration between NAMI and Army OneSource (AOS) to bring Treating the Invisible Wounds of War, a no-cost five course online training program, to NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliate leaders to help build awareness of the culture in which the Military, Veterans and their families live and work.

Learn more

Make the Connection - VA PartnershipMake the Connection

NAMI is proud to serve as VA Outreach Partner for Promoting the VA's mental health outreach campaign

Make the Connection.

Coaching Into Care - VA Partnership

Coaching Into Care is a new national VA telephone-based service that provides consultation services for family members who would like to help a Veteran seek mental health care in a VA treatment facility or Vet Center.

Coaching Into Care

Real Warriors

The Real Warriors Campaign is a multimedia public awareness campaign designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds. Launched by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) in 2009, the campaign is an integral part of the Defense Department's overall effort to encourage warriors and families to seek appropriate care and support for psychological health concerns.

Real Warriors

AmVets.org

AMVETS (or Amer­i­can Vet­er­ans) has a proud his­tory of assist­ing vet­er­ans and spon­sor­ing numer­ous pro­grams that serve our coun­try and its cit­i­zens. AMVETS is one of the nation's fore­most vet­er­ans ser­vice orga­ni­za­tions (VSOs). It stands as a strong and influ­en­tial advo­cate for America's vet­er­ans on impor­tant issues such as employ­ment and train­ing, manda­tory fund­ing for government-provided health care and other ben­e­fits to which they are enti­tled.

AMVETS

 


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