Health Center - Military Veterans' Health and Wellness

Women represent just over 14 percent of active-duty military, and unlike in the past, they may be involved in conflict operations. When in or near firefight, they are likely to experience a variety of traumatic stressors that can affect them after returning home. Find information below that can help you or a loved one cope.

Resources for Veterans

African American Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Association
www.aaptsdassn.org
Phone: 253-589-0766
Fax: 866-322-0766
E-mail: tacomaptsd@earthlink.net

America's Heroes at Work
www.americasheroesatwork.gov
Phone: 1-866-4-USA-DOL (U.S. Department of Labor programs and services)
E-mail: AmericasHeroesAtWork@dol.gov

Armed Forces Foundation
www.armedforcesfoundation.org
Phone: 202-547-4713
E-mail: info@armedforcesfoundation.org

Disabled American Veterans
www.dav.org
Phone: 859-441-7300

Fisher House
www.fisherhouse.org
Phone: 1-888-294-8560
E-mail: info@fisherhouse.org

My HealtheVet
www.myhealth.va.gov
1-877-222-8387

National Alliance for Caregiving

www.caregiving.org
E-mail: info@caregiving.org

National Center for PTSD
www.ptsd.va.gov/
Phone: 1-800-827-1000

National Family Caregivers Association

www.nfcacares.org
Phone: 1-800-896-3650
E-mail: info@thefamilycaregiver.org

National Military Family Association
www.militaryfamily.org
Phone: 703-931-6632
E-mail: Info@MilitaryFamily.org

National Resource Directory

www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov

National Veterans Foundation

www.nvf.org
Phone: 1-888-777-4443 (counseling)

Troops First Foundation

www.troopsfirstfoundation.org

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov
Phone: 1-800-827-1000 (VA Benefits)
1-877-222-8387 (Health Care Benefits)
1-800-749-8387 (Special Issues - Gulf War/Agent Orange/Project Shad/Mustard Agents and Lewisite/Ionizing Radiation)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Women Veterans
http://www1.va.gov/womenvet/