Health and Wellness

Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2)

Army Wounded Warrior Program
Support programs for wounded soldiers who incurred an injury or illness after
10 September 2011 or in support of the Global War on Terror (GWOT)

Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2)

Blinded Veterans Association
Field Service Program, Volunteer Services Program and Scholarship Program

Call Center for Homeless Vets
For vets that maybe losing there home and in need of immediate
assistance from VA
P: 1-877-424-3838 callcenter.asp

Deployment Health & Family Readiness Library
Online deployment cycle support resources
written in “plain English.”

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
Chapter 17, Hammond, Indiana
Commander Tom Cooper

Foreign Medical program

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Health Care Eligibility

Indiana Veterans Behavioral Health Network, IVBHN
Focus on support/increased access (for veterans in rural areas) to veterans’
behavioral health services. Provided at the Roudebush VA Medical center

Joint Family Resource Center (JFRC)
No-cost, on demand, confidential counseling and
referral services, educational programs and materials
to support command sponsored deployment, personal
finance and transition programs. Command leaders
should call:

Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment
1-877-4USMCWW / 1-877-487-6299

Mental Health

Military & Family Life Consultant Program
Supporting Service Members and their families
Joyce Smith, LMFT 317-605-9575

My Healthy Vet

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
A free 24 hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or
emotional distress
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Pets Empowering Patriots
A service dog therapy program with PTSD, TBI, and/or other disabilites


PTSD and TBI on the rise

PTSD – Brain Injury Survivor’s Guide

PTSD and Dogs

PTSD and Relationships

Rapid Resolution Therapy
For more information, contact:
Michael Cortina, MSW, LCSW, LCSW, LCAC, Certified RRT
Director – Outpatient Services South
A division of Regional Mental Health Center
8555 Taft Street
Merrillville, IN

Readjusting Counseling Services
107 E. 93rd Ave
Crown Point Indiana

Health issues

Pets N Vets
An innovative dog training class for Returning Veterans with PTSD
Phone: 219-996-4770

Star behavioral Health Providers

Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD)

VA Healthcare
1-877-222-VETS (8387)
Brochure download

VA Homefront
For help with housing, jobs, health care, education and other Veteran benefits

Vet Center
Services readjustment counseling, PTSD, AODA, Job counseling & Referral,
Benefits counseling & Referral, Individual/Couples/Family and group therapy
Bereavment counseling, Community education outreach, Service connected
disability claims on Thurs: 9-11am and Wed: 8am-1pm
P: 219-736-5633

Veterans Affairs Health Care Program
Primary care, specialized care and related medical and social support services

Wounded Warrior Resource Center

Wounded Warrior Resources
Ensures wounded, ill or injured receive
support throughout all phases of recovery.

Yellow Ribbon Fund
Volunteers of Walter Reed and Bethesda Medical Centers help injured service
members enjoy their community through outreach activities and services