• Mental health: Learn what your fellow Veterans Know

    Veterans and those who care about them are encouraged to learn about healing from Veterans who know because they’ve been there.

  • Resources available to Veterans experiencing emotional distress due to recent world events

    Due to recent world events, Veterans may be feeling emotional distress as they may be reminded of their own deployment experiences.

  • This Mental Health Month, explore advice from Veterans to Veterans

    For Mental Health Month in May, VA encourages Veterans to take at least One Step Today from a list of 10 suggestions that have helped improve the well-being of many other Veterans.

  • Suicide Prevention Month: Start the conversation with a fellow Veteran

    Take action to help prevent suicide. Here are some valuable ideas that can help you BE THERE for a Veteran in your life. Maybe just a phone call. Reach out and assure them that they are not alone.

  • VA encourages Veterans to make their mental health a priority

    This Mental Health Month, pause to focus on your well-being. It’s always the right time to make your mental health a priority.

  • Tips for Managing Stress Around the Holidays

    The holidays can be full of joy, but for some it brings stress, depression, and other challenges. Here are some healthy tips for managing these challenges.

  • VA Suicide Prevention: You are not alone

    MakeTheConnection.net is an online resource connecting Veterans and their families with help for challenges in their lives. Hear Vets describe how they made it through struggles very much like yours.

  • Borne The Battle 148: Army Veteran David Lucier – Green Beret Medic, Vietnam MIKE Force Veteran, Security Contractor, Veteran Advocate

    David talks about becoming a Green Beret, being attached to a MIKE Force in Vietnam, being a security contractor, and helping reform Arizona's university system to become friendlier to military Veterans.

  • VA’s Make the Connection: You are not alone

    Drugs? Alcohol? Nightmares? Job problems? The Veterans in these videos have been there. Watch a few and you’ll discover you are not alone. Learn how they made it through and how you can too.

  • 4th of July: A time to celebrate and remember

    We’ve gathered a few pointers to help make this 4th of July enjoyable for all — especially those who have served our country in the military.

  • Make The Connection: A Q&A on mental health with “Sully” Sullenberger

    VA's Make the Connection website spoke with Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger about his experience with mental health challenges, his work in the Veteran community, and what he hopes others take from his story.

  • VA recognizes Mental Health Month with video campaign focused on how treatment can transform lives

    During Mental Health Month, VA highlighted Make the Connection's videos to demonstrate how mental health treatment can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life.

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