The Soldiers Project offers free, confidential counseling to post 9/11 veterans and to their family members for as long as they need it. Counselors are professional, licensed therapists who are volunteering their time. The Soldiers Project is not affiliated with the Veterans Administration.
Mindful Warrior Project offers free mindfulness practice groups for veterans and those who love them. There is a monthly practice group in Pasadena, CA, and there are others within the Los Angeles area. Mindful Warrior Project also hosts special events and wellness days for military members, and their families. Mindful Warrior Project is not affiliated with the Veterans Administration.
Wellness Works, Glendale offers a variety of health and wellness therapies for veterans including acupuncture, a writing group, and much more. They host the annual Not On Our Watch awareness event for military suicides in Pasadena, CA. Wellness Works, Glendale is not affiliated with the Veterans Administration.
Operation Family Caregiver offers free, confidential, and individual coaching for family members caring for military members or veterans who have a health challenge connected with military service. This includes developing an individualized plan for how to thrive with the family challenges at hand. Coaches are licensed therapists. Family members of veterans from all service eras are accepted, and intake is simple.
For service in the greater Los Angeles area, contact Kim Fuller: email@example.com
Rose City Center's Trauma Program offers affordable (sliding scale fee basis) individual psychotherapy and group therapy for trauma survivors in Pasadena, CA.
Our Heroes Dreams offers healing retreats for veterans who have difficulty transitioning back to civilian life, and who may have contemplated suicide. Retreats involve adventure, counselling, hope, and the re-establishment of a life mission. Our Heroes Dreams was founded by a veteran to help veterans.
New Directions for Veterans provides comprehensive assistance to veterans including, transitional housing, legal services, women's programs, substance abuse therapy and rehabilitation. Their website provides information on traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress.
Veterans Crisis Line is available 24 hours, seven days a week. Call 1-800-273-8255, and press "1" to talk to someone now, or text 838255.
The Los Angeles County Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has a one-stop shop for veterans services in the historic Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles.
The PsychArmor Institute offers many free online courses for families and caregivers of veterans, and for veterans. Course subjects include PTSD, Communication Skills, Depression, and many more.
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services offers a variety of support services for veterans and military families through the Didi Hirsch Military Families Are Resilient Program.
Emily Letran offers free basic dentistry for veterans on the last Tuesday of the month at her two dental offices in the San Gabriel Valley. Please call 626-305-5702 and ask about an appointment and the office location.