Readjusting to life at home isn’t a given. Sometimes the transition home isn't smooth. Your friend or family member may have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. They may be struggling with a combat injury, becoming more and more withdrawn, abusing drugs, or engaging in acts of escalating violence. If you've given them space and time but your family or friendship is suffering, now's the time to get help.
Get help for your loved one.
- Find your nearest VA hospital by calling 877-222-VETS
- Check out the Vet Center Readjustment Services
- Call the VFW or American Legion for Veteran support services
- Encourage your loved one to talk with other Veterans at IAVA.org
Get help for yourself.
- Talk with other family and friends in the SupportYourVet.org forum
- Contact your health care professional
- Visit GiveAnHour.org for free mental health services
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