Managing depression and living well
Veterans who have experienced depression tell their stories. They describe their symptoms and the steps they took to get support. Listen as they talk about treatment options that helped them overcome depression and get back on track.
Check the “VA on Depression” page for complete descriptions and understand, with answers to questions like:
What is depression?
What are the signs of depression?
What is the treatment for depression?
What can I do if I think I might be depressed?
Non-VA LOCAL HELP
Know A Vet presents this information and these national resource directories, not as a recommendation of any specific service or provider, but as a starting point for your own research.
Please feel free to use the check sheets Before, During and After the Medical Appointment at https://www.knowavet.org/before-during-and-after-a-medical-appointment/and Choosing a Medical Service Provider, at https://www.knowavet.org/choosing-a-medical-service-provider/, to help you in your search for the best help for your individual circumstances.
In addition, there may be other federal, state and local government or private resources for your individual needs. A VSO counselor https://www.knowavet.org/office-of-vet-services/ may be able to help you find them.