The following links are military branch-specific for those in need of fast support in times of crisis:
Military One Source – provides resources for all branches of U.S. military.
Army – the U.S. Army Suicide Prevention Program.
Navy – the U.S. Navy Suicide Prevention Site (not currently available).
Air Force – the U.S. Air Force Suicide Prevention Program.
Marine Corps – the U.S. Marine Corps Suicide Prevention Website (not currently available).
Coast Guard – the U.S. Coast Guard Suicide Prevention Program.
The additional links may be helpful in locating specialized programs or services for veterans:
No Barriers Warriors – A nonprofit organization that empowers veterans and transitioning service members with disabilities, and survivors of the fallen, to overcome barriers and unleash their potential.
Veterans and Mesothelioma – Information on the use of asbestos in the military.
Air Compassion for Veterans – Coordinates free air transportation for non-ambulatory, veterans who need specialized or other medical attention.
Angel Flight for Veterans – Provides free air transportation for ambulatory veterans who need medical attention.
Quit Smoking Community – A website which provides information on why you should quit smoking to helping you through the process, dealing with triggers and other concerns.
Smoke Free Homes – United States Environmental Protection Agency website provides a wealth of information and statistics on the dangers of second-hand smoke.
Veterans History Project – Collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund – The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund relies on public support to continue its drive to heal, beginning with its dedication of The Wall.
Veterans Service Organizations (VSO)
For a full listing of all VSO’s click here.