Resources for Military Families

Medically Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella, MD on November 11, 2021

Although all families face stress, military families face a unique set of stressors that can negatively affect their health and well-being.

The Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and individual branches of the military provide a variety of online resources to help families navigate these challenges.

You can find some of these at the links below.


The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255, and Press 1, chat online, or send a text to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a weekm 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available,