Feeling Supported During COVID-19
During times of uncertainty, it is important that we support and care for one another. If you are looking for extra support, there are resources available, such as Vets4Warriors, CRISISline Greenville, Veterans Crisis Line, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline ‘1-800-273-TALK (8255)’, and SAMHSA’S Disaster Distress Helpline. Continue reading to learn more about those resources available.
Vets4Warriors, https://www.vets4warriors.com/, is a confidential resource that allows warriors and caregivers to connect with a fellow military community member. You can call, email, or chat with someone who is part of the veteran and military community. Vets4Warriors offers immediate and long-term peer support, and is available 24/7.
Crisisline Greenville, https://www.mhagc.org/crisisline.php, is available to anyone, anytime, for any reason. You can call for resources, to have someone listen to you, or if you are in a crisis. 864-271-8888 or Text CRISISLINE to 839863.
Veterans Crisis Line, https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/, is staffed by VA employees who can assist you with VA related-matters. Likewise, they can assist you in a crisis. 1-800-273-8255 then press 1 or Text 838255.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/, is there to offer resources, have someone listen to you, or assist if you are in a crisis. 1-800-273-8255.
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline, https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline, provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. 1-800-985-5990 or Text TalkWithUs to 66746.
All crisis lines are available 24/7, 365 days a year. A third party can call into any line, regarding someone they are worried about.