military resources

Resources for the military community and those who serve them.  Please note the following resources are not meant to substitute for medical or legal advice – nor can I confirm all are 100% accurate in their representation. This list is an effort to assist others – it is not a representation of BlueRio Strategies or Coaches For Veterans Philosophy. Please always “vet” your sources carefully to ensure a good fit.



VA Crisis Line:  VA: 1.800.273.8255

Pro-bono counseling – Give An Hour

WAR WITHIN (Connecting Servicemembers, Veterans, and their Families with Health Care Providers)

Search for services at the VA’s Make the Connection

For Job Seekers:  VetJobs

For Federal Jobs:  FedsHireVets

For Career Advice and Jobs: GI JOBS

For Job Seekers: MilitaryHire

For Job Seekers: Hire Heros USA:

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s (OSDBU) VetBiz

Compassionate Resources: Veterans’ Families United Foundation:

Support and Stories – Student/Veterans:

Veterans and Asbestos Exposure:

Veterans of Foreign Wars: VFW:

Post 9/11 GI Bill :

Information about Scholarships:

Military Education Benefits and Programs Guide

American Legion Veterans Education Center

Military Child Education Coalition

Addiction Center

For 24/7 Treatment Help Call: (877)655-5116

Alchohol Treatment – Europe:

Veterans and Mental Health (NAMI)



If you are contemplating ending your own life, please reach out to others for help. Talking with a trained crisis counselor can very well help you with the pain you are enduring.

There are many resources available to you, with people willing to help you.

Some of the telephone hotlines and websites include:

      1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

1-800-SUICIDE  (1-800-784-2433) (to find hotlines in your State)

Online chat at:

If you are a Veteran, call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

If you are deaf, contact: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

If you have had a near-death experience and need help assimilating your experience,
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