resources for veterans

If you are in need of support today call Connections & CAYAC at 970.221.5551

See the Updated Mental Health & Addictions Services in Larimer County

If you are looking for ways to manage stress and anxiety during this time, check out this page of resources, tips & tricks.

Crisis Support

SummitStone Crisis Services – 970.494.4200

Walk-in crisis services (call ahead first) 1217 Riverside Avenue, Fort Collins, CO

Local Crisis Line 970-494-4200 ext. 4 or text TALK to 38255 to receive mental health crisis support

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

Veterans Crisis Line : Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or Text 838255

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Resources

Give an Hour

Providing free, confidential mental health services to Service members, Veterans, and their loved ones, while spreading awareness about mental health issues affecting military families.

Wounded Warrior Project

Dedicated to the well-being and adjustment of wounded warriors in America, focused on raising awareness, helping injured Service members, and empowering a generation of Veterans.

Make the Connection

Helping Veterans recognize they are not alone and resources and solutions are available, as well as helping them overcome challenges and find paths to fulfilling lives.

National Resource Directory

Connecting Veterans and Service members with support groups and programs.

Resources and Programs

  • VA Mental Health Guidance to wellness services and counseling available for Veterans, their families, and their communities.
  • National Center for PTSD Dedicated to research and education on trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder to assure that the latest research findings help those exposed to trauma.
  • NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness Mental health advocacy group with extensive educational materials, programs, and support for individuals and families affected by mental illness.
  • Mental Health America Promoting mental health and recovery from mental illness through education, research, and advocacy, with an emphasis on achieving one’s full potential and social inclusion.