Veterans Crisis Line
Provides individual, group and family counseling to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members. Veterans have earned these benefits through their combat service, and all are provided at no cost to the veteran or family. Search the VA's site to find the nearest Veterans Center.
State Crisis Connection Line
National VA Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Veterans and their family and friends can access Veterans Chat through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website. Veterans Chat enables veterans and their families and friends to go online where they can anonymously chat with a trained VA counselor. If the chats are determined to be a crisis, the counselor can take immediate steps to transfer the chatter to the VA Suicide prevention Hotline, where further counseling and referral services are provided and crisis intervention steps can be taken.
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Homeless Veterans Program
The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking decisive action to end veteran homelessness in five years. All veterans at risk for homelessness or attempting to exit homelessness must have easy access to programs and services. The VA offers a variety of resources, programs and benefits.
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Director of Psychological Health
In September 2008, the position of State DPH was created and a national contract was awarded to implement the Department of Defense Mental Health Task Force Report recommendation to ensure a full continuum of excellent care for Servicemembers and their families. As part of this effort, DPHs have been assigned to each of the 54 Joint Force Headquarters to serve all in the Army National Guard and Air National Guard. Each DPH is the focal point for coordinating psychological support for Guard members and their families.
The DPH will initiate an evidence-based comprehensive program for all Guard members that will include:
Southwestern Minnesota Veterans' Law Clinic
A collaborative effort between Central Minnesota Legal Services, the St. Cloud VA and the Community Based Outpatient Clinic to offer free legal consultation for veterans. Appointments are at the Montevideo Outpatient Clinic from noon to 2 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Receive consultation on:
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