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Behavioral Health for Veterans

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As a Veteran, your life experiences have helped shape who you are today. Whether you’re struggling to make minor improvements in your behavior or suffering from a major trauma, TriWest wants to connect you to the care you need and deserve. Use this area of our site to search behavioral health topics of particular interest, and find clinically appropriate tools, guides and resources for your behavioral health journey.

The Behavioral Health Support You Need

You will find information and tools to recognize signs of stress, depression, PTSD, substance use disorders, and more. If you need to learn about symptoms you may be experiencing, or support a loved one coping with a diagnosis, you'll find several tools here to support your search for information.

VA Encourages Veterans and Families to Start Talking About Mental Health

Learn from other Veterans’ personal experiences with mental health treatment and recovery. VA’s “The Moment When” campaign encourages Veterans and their families to visit www.MaketheConnection.net to explore stories of recovery, find local resources and start a mental health conversation now.

Tools for Coping

 

PTSD

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that can occur when an individual has experienced a terrifying ordeal or event.

 

Depression

Clinical depression is more than just feeling blue or down after a bad day at work or during a difficult period of life.

 

Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a national health issue that affects everyone and is preventable.

 

Substance Use Disorder

Substance Use Disorder is a dependency on and addiction to drugs and/or alcohol that is known as substance use disorder.

 

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are the most common category of mental disorders in the general population.

 

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are characterized by severe disturbances in eating behaviors.

 

Military Sexual Trauma

Military sexual trauma (MST) is sexual assault that occurred while the Veteran was in the military.

 

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can affect any relationship; however, there are risk factors that make it more likely.

 

Life Transitions

Transitioning from military to civilian life can be difficult, with unexpected challenges.

 

Career Challenges

Career challenges can include issues surrounding finances, education, employment and more. With the right resources, you can build a successful career.

 

Experiencing Grief or Loss

Loss and grief are emotions that can require a robust support network. Reactions to loss can vary from person to person, but support is available.

 

Living with a Disability

Living with a disability can impact many aspects of life. It's important to connect with resources that can help you.

Veterans Crisis Line

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? The Veterans Crisis Line connects you with caring and qualified professionals within VA. Many are Veterans themselves. Reach out in one of the following ways:

Updated: 6/3/2022 12:49:01 PM