Mental Health Resources for Veterans
This resource list includes resources to support US veterans’ mental health in the Greater Boston area and in the US.
AboutFace is produced by the VA's National Center for Postraumatic Stress Disorder. Here, Veterans can learn about PTSD, explore treatment options and, most importantly, hear real stories from other Veterans and their family members.
AMERICAN LEGION BOSTON CHINATOWN POST 328
The American Legion Boston Chinatown Post 328 is a membership organization for veterans that seeks to support the Chinatown community. The organization offers programs for veterans, young people, and the community.
90 Tyler Street, Boston Massachusetts 02111
AMERICAN LEGION POST 19
American Legion Post 19 is a veterans organization committed to mentorship and sponsorship of community programs and fellowship with service members and veterans.
124 Highland Avenue, Somerville Massachusetts 02143
AMERICAN LEGION POST 209
Post 209 is an American Legion local chapter in Dover, MA. Members contribute time, materials and money in service of several charitable and community service efforts including: "Toys-For-Tots", Homes For Our Troops, college scholarships for Dover residents, the annual "Dover Days" and Memorial Day celebrations, annual seniors dinner, and home heating oil assistance for local seniors.
32 Dedham Street, Dover Massachusetts 02030
DOD SAFE HELPLINE (SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT)
Safe Helpline for Military Sexual Trauma- The Department of Defense has contracted with RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) to provide independent and anonymous services for this hotline for the DoD Community
LOWELL VET CENTER
The Vet Center offers combat veterans readjustment services that include individual, marital, family and group counseling. The Vet Center also specializes in military sexual trauma and bereavement counseling. Services are also available for veteran’s family members for military related issues.
10 George St, Lowell MA 01852
MAKE THE CONNECTION
MakeTheConnection.net is an online resource designed to connect Veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.
NATIONAL CALL CENTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS
The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) has founded a National Call Center for Homeless Veterans hotline to ensure that homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk for homelessness have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors
NEW ENGLAND PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
The New England Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America hosts social events, sporting events, and fundraisers, promoting accessibility among veterans.The organization's primary focus is veterans' issues, notably quality healthcare for veterans with spinal cord injuries and dysfunction (SCI/D) such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS). NEPVA routinely works with other community civic groups and agencies to advocate for accessibility to all aspects of life that are available to the general population.
1600 Providence Highway, Suite 143, Walpole Massachusetts 02081
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.
STATEWIDE ADVOCACY FOR VETERANS’ EMPOWERMENT (SAVE) BOSTON
SAVE acts as a liaison between veterans and their families and the various agencies within the federal and state governments. The program's primary mission is prevention of suicide and mental health distress through the identification of issues facing veterans when they return from service and providing them with access to benefits and services that may address these issues and result in positive transitions back to civilian life.
600 Washington Street, 7th floor, Boston MA 02111
THE MCLEAN LEADER PROGRAM
The LEADER (Law Enforcement, Active Duty, Emergency Responder) Program at McLean Hospital provides specialized mental health and addiction services, designed specifically for men and women in uniform. Programs are available for in patient, residential, partial hospital and outpatient programs.