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Health resources for veterans

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Many returning veterans from combat who experience nightmares, nausea, or bad migraines are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, which is a mental illness with symptoms that begin following a traumatic event.

Below are online and phone resources that veterans can utilize:

VA Mental Health web page

VA PTSD Program Locator

National Center for PTSD: Self-Help, Coaching

Suicide and PTSD

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, press 1

The Veterans Crisis Line also responds to text messages: Send text to 838255

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