The Need

The Need

OUR MISSION

THE NEED ACCORDING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS:

Veterans and active duty personnel are experiencing: Post traumatic stress; Depression; Anxiety; Suicidal Ideation; Issues related to military sexual trauma; Substance use issues; Bipolar disorder; Schizophrenia; and Sleep disorders.

38% (780,000) of active duty military are currently in need of some type of behavioral healthcare

41% (9,020,000) of veterans need some type of mental health treatment – 2.1 million in 2019 sought

Veteran Suicide

1 in 5 veterans will attempt

More veterans have committed suicide in the last 10 years than died in the Vietnam conflict

Most veterans must wait over 30 days to receive mental health care

1 in 9 must wait 9 months or longer

2 in 9 must wait 7 months or longer

1 in 4 must wait 4 months or longer

1 in 3 must wait 3 months or longer