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Office of Mental Health

Information for Military Personnel & Their Families

In recognition of the contributions made by the Armed Forces of the United States, the New York State Office of Mental Health thanks military personnel and their families for their dedicated service.

We are proud to offer resources and outreach to support service members, their families, their providers, and veterans during deployment, reintegration, and post–deployment periods.


Veterans Crisis Line
Veterans, Service members and their loved ones can call 988 and Press 1 or chat online.

OMH Spotlight on Veterans
Highlights the unique issues facing Veterans.

OMH Mental Health Information and Resources
Brochures, toolkits, and items that address issues involving military personnel and veterans such as depression, bipolar, post-traumatic stress disorder.

National Resource Directory
NRD is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them.

Real Warriors: Reaching out makes a Real Difference
Supports the promotion of psychological health, reduces stigma of psychological health concerns and encourages help seeking behavior for service members, veterans and their families.

U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs: Mental Health
The VA has a variety of mental health resources, treatment options, and more — all accessible to Veterans, Veterans’ supporters, and the general public.

U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs: Military Sexual Trauma
This website has information about the health care services that VA has available for Veterans who experienced MST.


National Military Family Association
NMFA is the source for Administration Officials, members of Congress and Key decision makers when they want to understand issues facing military families.

Sesame Street for Military Families
A free website where families can find information and multimedia resources on the topics of military deployments, multiple deployments, homecomings, injuries, grief and self-expression.

Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at NYU Langone Medical Center provides free and confidential individual, couples, family and group therapy for veterans and their family members regardless of discharge status, combat exposure, or era served.

Military Child Education Coalition
MCEC is a model of positive leadership and advocacy. Its work is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition.

Our Military Kids
Supports children, ages 5-12th grade, of deployed National Guard and Reserve service members and children of wounded warriors from all serve branches.

Veterans Care Guide
This guide helps veterans, their surviving spouses, and dependents determine their eligibility for benefits through the VA. It explains how to apply for benefits and covers the various veteran care options.


Community Provider Toolkit
The Department of Veterans Affairs has developed an online Community Provider Toolkit aimed at delivering support, therapeutic tools, and resources to community providers treating Veterans for mental health concerns.

Training and Resources for Veterans’ Mental Health Care
A resource for providers focused on the mental health challenges of military veterans.


NYS State Department of Veterans' Services

NYS Division of Military and Naval Affairs: National Guard

NYS Veterans Health

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