UWS Message to Veterans on the Collapse of Afghanistan
Resources for Dealing with the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan
The 2021 events in Afghanistan caused conflicting feelings for many. Check out the online resources below for managing your mental health and connecting to other veterans:
- Connect with one of our Warrior Advocates by calling (864) 520-2073 or by emailing email@example.com
- Visit the SC Department of Veterans’ Affairs website and Facebook for the latest resources and events specifically supporting veterans who served in Afghanistan.
- Find your closest Vet Center to take advantage of their readjustment counseling services.
- Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America’s Quick Reaction Force offers 24/7 free and confidential support to veterans in need. Click the link or call 855-91RAPID.
Talk to Someone
As always, free crisis lines are great resources to use when you need someone to listen, you are looking for resources, or you are in a crisis. All helplines are free, confidential, and available 24/7.
- Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 then press 1 | Text 838255
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255