MENTAL HEALTH

Clinical support to help improve a Veterans overall wellbeing

The Road Home Program at Rush University

You’d think that coming home would be the easy part. But transitioning from military to civilian life is often a challenge. The Road Home Program at the Center for Veterans and Their Families at Rush provides timely and confidential support, counseling and veteran health services to help you and your family understand, heal from and cope with the invisible wounds of war. You aren’t in this alone.

Suicide Prevention, Suicide Coping & Mental Health Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255

TAPS National Military Survivor Helpline – The TAPS National Military Survivor Helpline consists of a network of trained professionals who are on call for you 24/7. Whether you are in emotional crisis, need to connect with TAPS resources and programs, or just want to remind yourself that you are a part of a loving, supportive family, call TAPS at 800-959-TAPS (8277), and know we’re here for you.

Military OneSource – is a free service provided by the Department of Defense to service members and their families to help with a broad range of concerns, including possible mental health problems. Call and talk anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 1-800-342-9647.

Veteran Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 press 1 or Text 838255
Veterans in crisis, or those who may know a veteran in need of help, may contact the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255. The line is a free, anonymous, confidential resource that is available to anyone, even those not registered with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or enrolled in VA health care.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs – Suicide Prevention

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs – Coping & Support

Suicide Prevention Training

Through our Chicago Veterans academy, learn life-saving skills anytime, anywhere. In just 90 minutes online, you will learn how to recognize when someone is thinking about suicide and connect them to help and support.

Click here to register for our course