This is a list of resources available for individuals and families suffering from the effects of PTSD and TBI
I will add to this list so, please check back often. If you need information that is not listed, please reply to this post and I will ad that information. I will be adding state specific information as well.
If you need immediate help due to thoughts of harming yourself, please call the suicide hotline
Call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
For Canada 24/7 Crisis Line
Collect Calls Accepted
24/7 Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and press "1"
If you need assistance locating a therapist or a counselor, please visit this link.
There are government benefits available for individuals with a TBI.
Social Security Disability: www.ssa.gov/disability
If you need help with Social Security, The National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives www.nosscr.org or 1.800.431.2804
Medicaid: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ or 1.877.267.2323
TBI Resources http://tbiresources.com/sitemap/
The National Veteran's Foundation http://www.nvf.org
Brain Injury Association of America http://www.biausa.org/