Air Force Aid Society: Locations
The Air Force Aid Society is the official charity of the U.S. Air Force. The charity was incorporated in 1942 as a non-profit organization and helps relieve financial distress of Air Force members and their families and to assist them in financing their higher education goals. Their listings direct visitors to the closest AFAS location.
Air Force Suicide Prevention: Wingman Project
The Wingman Project was created in August 2007 by the deputy director of safety of the Air National Guard as a collaborative solution, including chaplains, family support, medical community, and safety, for all Airmen and their families to address suicide intervention.
Air Force Wounded Warrior
Air Force Wounded Warrior works hand-in-hand with the Air Force Survivor Assistance Program and Airman and Family Readiness Centers to ensure airmen receive professional support and care from the point of injury through separation or retirement.
Air Force Wounded Warrior Program
The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program works hand-in-hand with the Air Force Survivor Assistance Program and Airman & Family Readiness Centers to ensure Airmen receive professional support and care from the point of injury, through separation or retirement, for life.
Airman and Family Readiness Center
The Airman and Family Readiness Center serves as a one-stop information and referral center for single, married, active-duty, Guard, Reserves, civilians who work on base, and retired members as well as their families. One of its major functions is linkage—ensuring Team Nellis personnel and their families are connected with the appropriate service on and off base.
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
In cooperation with DVBIC, the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses has developed clinical practice guidelines to provide an overview on caring for adults with TBI and to offer nurses tools that will assist them in delivering care. To download the guidelines, click here.
America's Heroes at Work
America’s Heroes at Work is an initiative from the U.S. Department of Labor that focuses on the employment challenges of returning service members living with TBI and/or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
America's Heroes at Work, Department of Labor
America's Heroes at Work is a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) project that addresses the employment challenges of returning Service Members living with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and/or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Army Emergency Relief
Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a private nonprofit organization incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. AER is the Army's own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own."
Army Reserve Family Program
The Army Reserve Family Program is committed to offering education, training, awareness, outreach, information, referral, and follow-up. Our mission and vision statements reflect our commitment to the Army Reserve community.
Army Reserve Family Programs
ARFP is committed to offering education, training, awareness, outreach, information, referral, and follow-up. Our mission and vision statements reflect our commitment to the Army Reserve community.
Army Warrior Transition Command (Army Wounded Warrior/AW2)
The U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) is a one-star command under the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM). WTC serves a vital role, not only in managing the care and recovery of Soldiers evacuated from theater, but also those preparing to deploy and those who have returned from combat and require coordinated, complex care management to help them cope with and overcome the cumulative effects of war and multiple deployments.
Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2)
AW2 is the official Army program that assists and advocates for severely wounded, ill, and injured soldiers, veterans, and their families, wherever they are located, regardless of military status.
Brain Injury Association of America
The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury through advocacy, education and research. With a nationwide network of chartered state affiliates and hundreds of local chapters and support groups, BIAA provides help, hope and healing for individuals who live with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them.
BrainLine.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating and living with TBI. BrainLine.org is a service of WETA, the public TV and radio station in Washington, D.C. BrainLineMilitary.org provides military-specific information and resources on TBI to veterans, service members and their families. BrainLineMilitary.org is part of BrainLine.org.
Center for Personal Assistance Services (CPAS)
CPAS provides research, training, dissemination and technical assistance on issues of personal assistance services. Funding is provided by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
Citizen Solider Support Program: Health Care Provider Directory
The Citizen Soldier Support Program (CSSP) is working to connect servicemembers and their families to primary health care and behavioral health providers trained to address issues that affect military members and the people who support America's troops before, during, and after deployment. The CSSP Primary Health Care and Behavioral Health Provider Directory is a network of primary and behavioral health care providers who are trained in, or who have expressed an interest in serving the specific needs of military members and their families.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted worldwide. The site provides information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. It is a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
Coaching Into Care
Coaching Into Care works with family members or friends who become aware of their Veteran's post-deployment difficulties—and supports their efforts to find help for the Veteran.
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance: CGMA Representative Locator
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance is a non-profit organization providing financial assistance to the Coast Guard community. CGMA strives to promote financial stability and general well-being of the people it serves. Their listings direct visitors to their closest CGMA representative.
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)
CAP provides assistive technology, devices and support services to people with disabilities who work for federal agencies. A federal law passed in 2006 allows service members to keep the assistive technology CAP provides to them upon separation. For more information on the Wounded Service Members Initiative, click here.
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
Congressionally Directed Medical research Programs (CDMRP) finds and funds the best research through a competitive, two-tier application review process to: (1) Target innovative research approaches, (2) Encourage high-impact research, (3) Integrate consumer participation at each level, and (4) Support unique goals of each program. CDMRP is funded through the Department of Defense (DoD), via annual Congressional legislation known as the Defense Appropriations Act.
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs' Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (PH/TBI) Research Program (formerly called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program) was established in 2007.
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE)
DCoE leads a groundbreaking collaborative effort that includes the Department of Veterans Affairs, civilian agencies, community leaders, advocacy groups, clinical experts and academic institutions that are dedicated to expanding the state of knowledge of psychological health and TBI.
Deployment Health Clinical Center
The core mission of the U.S. Department of Defense, Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) is to improve deployment-related health by providing caring assistance and medical advocacy for military personnel and families with deployment-related health concerns. The Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) launched www.PDHealth.mil to assist busy clinicians in the delivery of post-deployment healthcare.
eBenefits, a program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, is a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information.
Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is a public voice for caregivers. Its programs provide information, education, services, research and advocacy.
Give an Hour: Mental Health Care Provider Locator
Give An Hour is dedicated to meeting the mental health needs of the troops and families affected by the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. They provide counseling to individuals, couples and families, and children and adolescents. Give An Hour's website offers both a basic and guided search to help visitors find a provider nearby.
inTransition is a voluntary and confidential program to support service members receiving mental health care as they move between health care systems or providers. The inTransition program is designed to make sure service members are given the necessary resources to maintain treatment gains, connect with an ongoing provider and achieve positive outcomes.
Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service provided by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy. JAN is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)
MCCS programs and services provide for basic life needs, social and recreational needs, and prevention and intervention programs to combat societal ills that inhibit positive development and growth.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about traumatic brain injury (TBI) in language you can understand.
Military OneSource is a free service provided by the Department of Defense to service members and their families to help with a broad range of concerns including money management, spouse employment and education, parenting and child care, relocation, deployment, reunion, and the particular concerns of families with special-needs members. The Wounded Warrior Program can help with understanding benefits, research independent living options and identify counseling and advocacy resources.
Military.com: State Veteran's Benefits Directory
Military.com connects servicemembers, military families and veterans to government benefits, scholarships, discounts, mentors, and much more. Their State Veteran's Benefits Directory details the benefits available to veterans by state, including special exemptions or discounts on fees and taxes, home loans, veteran's homes, and educational opportunities.
My healthevet is the electronic version of your Personal Health Record provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. It was designed for veterans, active duty service members, their dependents and caregivers. My HealtheVet helps you partner with your health care team and provides tools for you to make informed decisions.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Veterans Resource Center
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Their Veterans Resources Center consolidates useful online resources, with topics ranging from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to how to obtain Veterans Administration benefits.
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA)
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) provides information and education for state agency employees who are responsible for public brain injury policies, programs and services.
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
NCIPC, which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), supports data collection and follow-up studies to track and monitor TBI in the U.S., to link people with TBI to information about services and to find ways to prevent TBI-related disabilities. Includes helpful fact sheets.
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: PTSD Program Locator
Each medical center within the Department of Veterans Affairs has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) specialists who provide treatment for Veterans with PTSD. The VA also provides nearly 200 specialized PTSD treatment programs. Their PTSD Program Locator enables visitors to find a specialized program nearby.
National Center for Telehealth and Technology
The National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2) designs, builds, tests, and evaluates available and emerging technologies to deploy in support of psychological health and traumatic brain injury recovery in the military community. Comprised of clinical and research psychologists, web developers, interactive designers, and technical specialists, T2 develops a range of web-, mobile- and Virtual Reality-based assessment, monitoring and treatment tools. T2 also conducts quality research to evaluate existing and emerging technologies for efficacy.
National Guard Bureau Joint Services Support: JSS Resource Finder
The Joint Services Support (JSS) system is a virtual gateway that provides simplified and coordinated access to National Guard J-1 support programs for all National Guard stakeholders. It is the only place that National Guard Service members and their families need to go to find out about events, news, program services, and resources. The JSS Resource Finder offers a searchable database of community-based services and events.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NINDS conducts and supports research on brain and nervous system disorders. Created by Congress in 1950, it is one of the more than two dozen research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Its TBI information page includes extensive resources and links to related websites.
National Intrepid Center of Excellence
The National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) is an evaluation, treatment planning and research facility located on the campus of Naval Support Activity Bethesda, located in Bethesda, Md. Designated a center of excellence because of its diverse capabilities and overarching mission, the NICoE is dedicated to providing care to service members and families dealing with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychological health (PH) conditions.
National Resource Directory: NRD Resources and Veterans Job Bank
The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a website for connecting wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, and their families with those who support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a variety of topics including benefits and compensation, education and training, employment, family and caregiver support, health, homeless assistance, housing, transportation and travel, volunteer opportunities, and other resources. The NRD is a partnership among the Departments of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
Navy Casualty Assistance
The sole mission of Navy Casualty is to provide timely and first class casualty assistance to Navy families when a Sailor is seriously ill or injured, duty status whereabouts unknown (DUSTWUN), is missing, becomes a Prisoner of War or dies.
Navy Fleet and Family Services
Fleet and Family Support Programs (FFSP) support individual and family readiness through a full array of programs and resources which help Navy families to be resilient, well-informed and adaptable to the Navy environment.
Navy Safe Harbor
Navy Safe Harbor coordinates the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill, and injured sailors, Coast Guardsmen and their families. The program provides a lifetime of individually tailored assistance designed to ensure the success of recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration activities.
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society: NMCRS Locator
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society provides, in partnership with the Navy and Marine Corps, financial, educational, and other assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, eligible family members, and survivors when in need; and receives and manages funds to administer these programs. Their listings direct visitors to the closest Relief Society office.
North American Brain Injury Society
NABIS was created specifically to address the needs of multidisciplinary professionals dedicated to brain injury by providing education programs, scientific updates and a platform for communication and professional exchange.
PubMed is a service of the US National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to 1948. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
Real Warriors Campaign
The Real Warriors Campaign is an initiative launched by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury to promote the processes of building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families. In addition to promoting help-seeking behavior for service members and veterans with invisible wounds, the campaign provides valuable tools, resources and information for members of the military community throughout all phases of the deployment cycle.
A movement of the Bob Woodruff Foundation, this site educates the public about the needs of injured service members, veterans and their families as they reintegrate into their communities.
Returning Service Members OEF/OIF/OND
This page on the Veterans Affairs website offers a host of resources for returning service members from Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn, including information on available education and health benefits.
SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is an online source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse, addiction and/or mental health problems.
Semper Fi Fund
The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit set up to provide immediate financial support for injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. We direct urgently needed resources to post 9-11 Marines and Sailors, as well as members of the Army, Air Force or Coast Guard who serve in support of Marine forces.
The Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (CNRM)
CNRM was established as a collaborative intramural federal program involving the US Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health developed to bring together the expertise of clinicians and scientists across disciplines to catalyze innovative approaches to traumatic brain injury (TBI) research.
Traumatic Brain Injury - The Journey Home
The Traumatic Brain Injury-The Journey Home website provides an informative and sensitive exploration of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), including information for patients, family members, and caregivers. Topics include types and symptoms of brain injury, TBI treatment and recovery, and helpful insights about the potential long-term effects of brain injury. Animation is used to help users clearly understand the brain and the results of injuries to different parts of the brain. Survivors and their caregivers share courageous stories about their own experiences, providing down-to-earth facts along with inspiration and hope.
TRICARE is the health care program serving active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide. As a major component of the Military Health System, TRICARE brings together the health care resources of the uniformed services and supplements them with networks of civilian health care professionals, institutions, pharmacies and suppliers to provide access to high-quality health care services while maintaining the capability to support military operations.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The mission of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is to provide veterans with the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: VA Facility Locator
The mission of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is to provide veterans with the world-class benefits and services they have earned. The VA offers a directory of their more than 1700 facilities, maintained on a regular basis by editors and administrators nationwide throughout the VA network. Designed for ease-of-use, this site categorizes information for browsing by state and administration, as well as by viewing through an interactive map of the United States.
U.S. Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment
The Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment (WWR) is a single command with a strategic reach that provides and facilitates non-medical assistance to wounded, ill, and injured (WII) Marines; sailors, attached to or in support of Marines units; and their family members throughout all phases of recovery.
USO: Center Locator
The USO is nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization, providing morale to American troops all over the world. With more than 160 locations, thousands of U.S. servicemembers and their families visit the USO every day. The USO website offers a center locator, allowing users to search by location and sort by amenity.
VA Caregiver Support
The VA Caregiver Support program offers services specifically designed for the family caregiver, including a Caregiver Support Line, Caregiver Support Coordinators, and in-home and adult day health care options.
Vet Centers: Vet Center Locator
Vet Centers are a community-based part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The goal of the Vet Center program is to provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to eligible veterans in order to help them make a satisfying post-war readjustment to civilian life. The family members of veterans are also eligible for Vet Center services. The VA offers a Vet Center Locator to connect veterans with the centers in their state.
Veterans Crisis Line
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 Health Administration (VHA)
The mission of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is "to serve the needs of America's veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services."
Veterans: Opportunities to Use Your Abilities
The Department of Defense is the largest federal employer of veterans and provides employment opportunities for disabled veterans. The Veterans: Opportunities to Use Your Abilities website helps you navigate career possibilities and hiring procedures more easily.
The goal of VetSuccess is to assist veterans in exploring the options available to them during this particular period of their lives in order to ensure their seamless transition from military to civilian life.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service
The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service assists veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. For Veterans with service-connected disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider work, VetSuccess offers services to improve their ability to live as independently as possible.
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) began when several veterans and friends, moved by stories of the first wounded service members returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq, took action to help others in need. What started as a program to provide comfort items to wounded service members has grown into a complete rehabilitative effort to assist warriors as they recover and transition back to civilian life. Thousands of wounded warriors and caregivers receive support each year through WWP programs designed to nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment.