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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Health Resources

A vision check

Many veterans feel like they’re trying to hold a soup sandwich together. A mess of emotions, nightmares and other issues. Or maybe just feeling like something’s not quite right. All the time. Some of the time. Or out of nowhere once in a while. It’s different for everybody.

But one thing is the same: Getting help is a good thing that can put you on a better path. Contact somebody today.

Health Services and Resources Near You

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Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com

There are an estimated 22 million veterans in the United States today, and a majority of them were exposed to…(more)

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Women Veterans’ Wartime Memoirs: A Writing Workshop

Women veterans of all ages are invited to join this free memoir-writing workshop designed to help them craft their military…(more)

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Art and Art Therapy Resources – Around Indianapolis

Art of the Soul Studio 6350 N. Shadeland Ave. Ste 3. Indianapolis, IN 46220 www.artofthesoulstudio.com Kristi Gmutza, ATR-BC Art 4…(more)

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Elder Heart

Elder Heart is a Veteran organization that does community projects as well as public, private and corporate art to raise…(more)

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Art 4 Healing – Women’s Art Therapy Group

Women Veterans Art Therapy Group Women veterans will have the opportunity to use art to explore thoughts, feelings and behavior…(more)

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Sister Soldier Network

Sister Soldier Network is an organization that celebrates the experiences and honors service to country of all women and enhances…(more)

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Mayor’s Office of Veteran Services

Connect with veteran service organizations on the federal, state and local level. Keep up to date on upcoming events and…(more)

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Patton Veterans Project

The Patton Veterans Project, Inc. is a non-profit organization designed to benefit veterans and military families coping with post-traumatic stress.

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The American Legion: Department of Indiana

The American Legion is an organization comprised of veterans committed to serving veterans, their families, and their communities.  The American…(more)

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HVAF of Indiana

At HVAF of Indiana we provide supportive housing to homeless veterans as well as case management, food and clothing, and…(more)

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Vet Center Program – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

We are the people in VA who welcome home war veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a…(more)

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National Health Services and Resources

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Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Exposure to airborne hazards may cause several health concerns for veterans returning from deployment. Fill out the questionnaire to help…(more)

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Center for Women Veterans

A new site that provides outreach to female service members and female veterans who have questions about health care, benefits…(more)

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Combat Paper Project

Through papermaking workshops, veterans use their uniforms worn in service to create works of art. The uniforms are cut up,…(more)

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Disability Benefits For Wounded Warriors

Social Security disability benefits for wounded warriors receive priority processing and are separate, distinct and in addition to VA benefits.

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Disabled American Veterans

If you or someone you care for is a disabled veteran, learn more about how to get help at Disabled…(more)

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Find Your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)

Start by connecting with your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO).

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HUD Exchange: Resource for Homeless Veterans

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides several resources for veterans looking for housing.

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Make the Connection – Physical Injury

Recovering from physical injuries is difficult. Watch stories from veterans about what they did to overcome their challenges and get…(more)

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Make the Connection-Spirituality

Military life can raise difficult questions and confusing spirituality issues that impact other aspects of life. Hear personal stories and…(more)

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National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans is a free 24/7 hotline intended to assist homeless veterans and their families…(more)

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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Resources for Veterans, family and the general public to help understand the signs and symptoms of PTSD.

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Search the National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory has information about thousands of national and local programs, services and organizations, many in your community, that…(more)

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The American Legion: Homeless Veteran Help

The AL provides public and private sector agencies and organizations that aid homeless veterans and their families.

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The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC)

The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC) answers questions and responds to concerns from women Veterans, their families, and caregivers across…(more)

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VA Adaptive Sports Program

Disabled Veterans of all ages and abilities report better health, new friendships and a better quality of life when participating…(more)

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VA eBenefits

eBenefits is a central location for Veterans and their families to access and manage benefits and get service connected.

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Vet Center

Vet Centers offer counseling in a caring manner for Veterans and their families.  Use this search to find a Vet…(more)

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Veteran’s Court

Find a veteran’s court in your state.  Veteran’s court is modeled after drug treatment and/or mental health treatment courts.  Typically,…(more)

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Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs…(more)

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Veterans Yoga Project

Veterans Yoga Project is an educational and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of military veterans. Working…(more)

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Volunteer Locally to Help Veterans

There are many different ways you can help a disabled veteran. Volunteering is one of them. Learn more about volunteering.

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Our Criteria for Selecting Resources

To ensure the highest standard of resources and organizations for veterans and their families, these criteria guide selection for inclusion on this website.

  1. Resource comes from a credible source.
  2. Resource is current and relevant.
  3. Resource is free and available at no cost to veterans and their families.
  4. Resource is commercial-free, no profit is derived from it.
  5. Resource is accessible, easy to get and easy to use; tangible and concrete.
  6. Organization or individual that created and/or is distributing the resource is nonpartisan. 501c4 organizations whose primary function is advocacy or educating about political issues or policy merit close scrutiny to determine nonpartisanship.