VETERANS SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Press 1 for a 24-hour veteran-dedicated helpline.

HUDSON VALLEY PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (HVPA Soldiers Project):

845-452-0274 - Free, confidential assistance to veterans and their loved ones

THE VETERAN FAMILY SUPPORT ALLIANCE:

www.vetfamsa.org

VETFAMSA is a coalition of mental health providers, other health practitioners, educators, members of the VA and Veteran Services Agencies, Active and Retired Military and their families, emergency services, and various other community members. We have pledged to support all men and women of the armed services, and their families and loved ones here in the Hudson Valley. We work to:

  • Raise awareness about the needs of troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Identify needs of local military families as well as existing sources of support.
  • Improve access to services and other support for our veterans and their families.
  • Expand support networks and services for military families.

VETFAMSA SYMPTOM AND RESOURCE GUIDE

OTHER ON-LINE MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

RAND STUDY ON MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS OF NEW YORK's OIF-OEF VETERANS REPORT RELEASED JAN 26 2011

The report, "A Needs Assessment of New York State Veterans: Final Report to the New York State Health Foundation," can be found at www.rand.org. The study is part of the New York State Health Foundation's Initiative for Returning Veterans and Their Families, which aims to advance solutions to address the needs of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families.

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