For direct online access to VA benefits and resources, create an account here.
Depression is a serious matter. If you’re a veteran and in immediate crisis, there are options at this very moment.
Call the Crisis Line at 800-273-8255.
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 (as well as qualified dependents) can get health care and compensation (payments) to help with various conditions connected to their military service — and depression is certainly one of them.
If your depression was caused or made worse by your time as a service member, you may be eligible.
How Do I Apply?
Once done, you can track the status of this claim by clicking here.
For information and treatment options for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) click here.