Veterans

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 For more information please contact our Veterans Coordinator and Affiliate Advocate Representative

Laurel Landon at (413) 786-9139 or email: veteranscoordinator@namiwm.org

 

 Vet Suicide Prevent image Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 

If you are having an emergency call 9-1-1

 

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Information

 

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Veterans Blue Book imageYou can read and download "The Blue Book: A Western Massachusetts Guidebook for Veterans and their Families," created by the Office of the Northwestern District Attorney

 

nami logo gold reflex 116 PTSD Treatment Options

PTSD And Trauma: Not Just For Veterans

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Conditions

 

MA Dept of Vet Services logo Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services

 

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The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commision MRC Springfield, 243 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA

Phone 413-736-7296

 

 

Mass Substance Use Helpline logoMassachusetts Substance Use Helpline Phone: 1-800-482-2565

 

Office of inspector general logoDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General; Michael J. Missal, Inspector General

 

Mass Vets Advisor logoMass Vets Advisor - Benefitting Veterans and their Families

 

Military One Source logo Military One Source

 

Call Center Homeless Vets logoNational Call Center for Homeless Vets 1-877-424-3838 Free and Confidential

 

NRD logo National Resource Directory 1-800-827-1000

 

 N.E. Adventures logo Providing outdoor sporting events for N.E. Veterans, service members and their families

 

Northwestern DA logo Northwestern District Attorney

 

PNH logoHelping Veterans and their Families During and After Miltary Service Since 2011.

 

Soldier On logo Homes for Veterans

 

Vets Vantage Point Blog Logo Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

V.A. logoU.S. Department of Veterans Affair

 

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Helping Veterans and their families make the transition between military and civilian life Since 1979

To find your local Vet Center click on the logo at left, then select the locations tab on the Vet Center website.

 

 

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Veterans Portrait Project LogoGallery of Stacy Pearsall, founder of the Veterans Portrait Project

 

Upcoming Veterans Events

Needy Veterans Stand Down 2019: September 27, 2019, Greek Culteral Center, 8 Plainfield Street, Springfield MA 01104 Read More>>

15th Annual Springfield Motorcycle Show: January 18 - 19, 2020 Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA   Read More>>

The Wall That Heals: The 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall travels to Massachusetts as part of a national tour. The Wall will be in Bellingham from Thursday, August 22 through Sunday, August 25. Open 24 hours a day with daily ceremonies and events. Bellingham High School Baseball Field, Blackstone Street. Learn More>>

Three County Fair Veterans Appreciation Day: Sunday September 1st in Northampton at 54 Fair St. Free Admission for Veterans. Veteran outreach area with local, state and federal programs. The day also features a live music concert and several family-friendly attactions. Read More>>

Military Appreciation Day at The Big E: Friday Sptember 13th at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield. The nation's largest outreach event for Veterans will once again take place on the opening dy at The Big E along the Avenue of States. VA New England presents Military Appreciation Day in partnership with local, state and federal organizations with information tables and activities. Free flu shots for Veterans, the Mobile Vets Center, Veteran benefit counselors, and the Veterans Portrait Project. General Big E Info>>

Veterans Picnic in the Park: Saturday October 5 from 10a.m. to 5p.m. Spec Pond 2540 Boston Rd Wilbrahham. An annual celebration with free food, family activities and live entertainment for Veterans and members of the community in extending an appreciation for military service.Read More>>

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