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National Resource Directory

Veteran's Crisis Line
Ensures veterans in crisis have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors. Call the Crisis Line number, 1-800-273-TALK (8255), and press "1" to be routed to the Veterans Crisis Line

Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2)
Designed to provide combat-related wounded, ill or injured Airmen and their families with world-class, personalized support. The Air Force ensures wounded Airmen and their families have professional support and follow-up for life, through and after separation/retirement

Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE)
For psychological health and traumatic brain injury.  Qualified health consultants are on hand 24/7; website has extensive information and resources

National Resource Directory (NRD)
Provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration

Social Security Benefits for Wounded Warriors
Disabled servicemembers receive expedited processing of their disability applications from Social Security. Depending on the situation, some family members of military personnel also may be able to receive benefits

VA Polytrauma and TBI System of Care
Extensive information, resources and links on the topics of Polytrauma and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Fisher House 
Located near most major military medical facilities, provides a "home away from home" for military families to be close to a loved one during hospitalization for an illness, disease or injury

VA Caregiver Support
Provides information and resources to dozens of supportive services for caregivers of veterans of all eras. 1-855-260-3274

Some Financial Resources:
 - Operation First Response 
 - USA Cares
 - See the Emergency Assistance page of the Financial tab, this website
 - There may be other organizations which provide assistance for special equipment, home modifications and the like  

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