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Health Benefits and Issues for Veterans

Find information about medical issues and health benefits for veterans.

. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) runs the program.

Benefits include:

  • at VA medical facilities

  • Mental health care

  • depending on needs, income, and space availability

  • Care from  when the VA can't provide what you need. This is based on certain conditions and eligibility requirements.

Find VA Medical Facilities

Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtWhen you sign up for VA health benefits, you'll pick . The VA may refer you to other locations for specialty care.

Use the VA facility locator to .

Check Your Eligibility

Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtYou may qualify for VA health benefits if:

  • You served on active duty, and

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtYou didn't receive a dishonorable discharge

Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtLearn more about to see if you qualify.

Apply for Medical Benefits

You can  online, by phone, mail, or in person. The VA will make its decision within one week.

Manage Your Care with My HealtheVet

Use the website to:

  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtOrder prescription refills

  • Schedule appointments

  • Send secure messages to your VA health care team

  • View lab and test results

  • View, download, and print your medical records


  • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtIf that doesn't help, contact the patient advocate at your . A. The advocate will work with you to resolve the problem.

  • For more information, call 1-877-222-VETS (1-877-222-8387).

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt . Counselors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can:

    • Send a text message to 838255

    Mental Health Services from the VA

    can help with:

    • Anxiety

    • Other issues

    Eligibility for Mental Health Services

    Veterans enrolled in VA health careKết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt can receive mental health services.

    Even if you're not enrolled in VA health care, you may be able to get help.

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt after they leave the military.

    • Vets who served in a combat zone can get free counseling and substance abuse screening at VA vet centers.

    • Other vets not enrolled in VA health care may be eligible for some types of support. Call the VA at 1-800-827-1000 to find out.

    Find VA Facilities

    You can call or go to any VA medical center or vet center to get help. VA medical centers are open 24/7.

    Substance Abuse Treatment for Veterans

    can get help through the VA. Treatment :

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtSafe detoxification with medication

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtOutpatient counseling

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtResidential care

    • Continuing care

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtYou can seek treatment at a or you can .

    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtThe VA can help , no matter when the triggering event occurred.

    • Learn about PTSD and treatment options at the VA's .

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtFind specialized .

    Support Programs for Life Events

    The program offers specialized coaching for military members and veterans during transitions like:

    • Changing duty stations

    • Returning from deployment

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtPreparing to leave the military

    To enroll, call 1-800-424-7877. Outside the U.S., call (DSN) 1-800-424-4685.

    helps vets, friends, and family find help for various life issues.

    Self-Help Resources and Apps

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtUse these mobile apps and online tools to help work through challenges:

    • help with managing stress, fighting depression, relaxation, and positive thinking. Other apps can help you quit smoking, lose weight, and work with a therapist.

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtThe is for overcoming everyday challenges. It includes courses on problem-solving, parenting, anger management, and getting better sleep.

    • The has tools to cope with symptoms like sadness, anxiety, and trouble sleeping. It was created to deal with issues that trauma survivors often develop.

    • More self-help resources .

    Specialized Helplines for Veterans and Families

    You can also find help through these websites and toll-free numbers:

    • Combat veterans hotline - 1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387). Combat vets can talk to a fellow combat veteran. The line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtLast Updated: March 13, 2020