Mental Health Resources

You are not alone. No matter what you are going through, there are resources to help. If you or someone you know needs help, the resources below are available to veterans, their families and friends.

If you are currently in an emotional crisis and need immediate help, call the Veterans Crisis Line to speak confidentially with a qualified crisis counselor at 1-800-273-8255, and Press 1. You can also text 838255 or chat with a qualified responder online.

VA Health Care in Michigan  

The VA health care system is available to all qualifying veterans. However, veterans must apply and be accepted for coverage. For information on health care requirements, eligibility and how to start the application process, please contact your local VA.

Vet Centers 

Vet Centers provide counseling, outreach and referral services to combat veterans and their families. Services include individual and group counseling in areas such as post-traumatic stress, alcohol and drug assessment and suicide prevention referrals. All services are free and confidential.

Additionally, a 24-hour Vet Center hotline is available by dialing 877-WAR-VETS (877-927-8387). The call center is for veterans and their families to talk about their combat experience or other issues they are facing as they readjust to civilian life. 

Michigan has eight Vet Centers: 

Macomb County Vet Center 
42621 Garfield Road, Suite 105 
Clinton Township 
Phone: 586-412-0107 

Dearborn Vet Center 
19855 Outer Drive, Suite 105 W 
Dearborn 
Phone: 313-277-1428 

Detroit Vet Center 
Jefferson Village Square 
11214 E. Jefferson, Detroit 
Phone: 313-822-1141 

Escanaba Vet Center 
3500 Ludington Street, Suite # 110 
Escanaba 
Phone: 906-233-0244 

Grand Rapids Vet Center 
2050 Breton Road SE 
Grand Rapids 
Phone: 616-285-5795 

Pontiac Vet Center 
44200 Woodward Avenue, Suite 108 
Pontiac 
Phone: 248-874-1015 

Saginaw Vet Center 
5360 Hampton Place 
Saginaw 
Phone: 989-321-4650 

Traverse City Vet Center 
3766 N US 31 South 
Traverse City 
Phone: 231-935-0051 

 

Behavioral Health, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

If you, a family member or friend needs treatment services for mental health, substance abuse or gambling, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services website provides a list of local numbers you can call for immediate assistance.

The Women Veterans Call Center 

Connect with a female staff member at the VA regarding any questions you may have about VA services or health care available to women veterans. You may also call if you have concerns about your current VA health care services. Call 855-829-6636 or chat online with the Women Veterans Call Center.

#BeThere - Support for Veterans and Servicemembers 

Find a variety of resources for veterans, servicemembers and their families and friends.

Coaching Into Care 

Connect with a free, confidential coaching service that helps families and friends discover constructive ways to talk with veterans about their concerns and treatment options by calling 1-888-823-7458.

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