For direct online access to VA benefits and resources, create an account here.

Anxiety and depression is a serious matter. If you’re a veteran and in crisis, there are immediate options.

Call the Crisis Line at 800-273-8255.

Get private support online with the confidential Veterans Chat.

Text 838255.

Call 911.

Go to the nearest emergency room.

If your condition is not at this severity level, yet you’re still seeking affordable, confidential treatment that’ll improve your quality of life — there’s a door you may open.

Veterans (and qualified dependents) can get health care and compensation (payments) to help alleviate and treat various conditions, anxiety and depression among them. The only qualification is that you must be able to link it to your service (either it was the cause or it made it worse).

How Do I Get These Benefits?

You can apply here.

Once finished, you can track the status of your claim by clicking here.

For information on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and treatment options, click here.