Resources for Canadian Veterans

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Marijuana For Trauma Inc
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Veterans Helping Veterans to increase the quality of life for our fellow veterans suffering service related injury such as PTSD.
http://mftgroup.ca/

Veterans Affairs Canada
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/services/resources/benefits/allbenefits

Veterans Affairs Canada - support for homeless Veterans
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/services/health/homeless/activities

Veterans Affairs Canada – Mental Health Service for Veterans
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/services/health/mental-health

The Veteran Transition Program –Canada
http://vtncanada.org/?gclid=CjwKEAjwvbGqBRCs3eH4o5C74CYSJAB3TODsr3jHHASGTBi6Z6CVpark1xZ_M8pTi5YxXoc4sVVAxBoCnmbw_wcB

Mental Health resources for Canadian Armed Forces members and families
- Are you in distress? Call the Member Assistance Program right now at 1-800-268-7708
- Are you worried about your family member? Call the Family Information Line right now at 1-800-866-4546

Veterans Affairs Crisis Line
- Call our Assistance Service Operators at: 1-800-268-7708 or TDD 1-800-567-5803

Military Family Resources
- Family information line: 1-800-866-4546

Royal Canadian Legion
- Canada’s largest veteran and community support organization
- Call toll free: 1-888-556-6222

The Canadian Veterans Advocacy
- Not-for-profit corporation focused on improving the quality of life for Canadian Veterans
- Call: 1-905-357-3306

Non-military Veterans Support Line
- Independent and anonymous support line, staffed by veterans with PTSD: 1-855-373-8387

Suicide prevention
- Find a local crisis centre: http://www.suicideprevention.ca/in-crisis-now/find-a-crisis-centre-now/crisis-centres/

211.ca  - Canada’s primary source of information on government and community based health and social services
Mental Health First Aid
- The MHFA Canada program aims to improve mental health literacy, and provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague
- Call toll free: 1-866-989-3985

PTSD Awareness
- Military Minds Inc. –  The largest organization in the world raising awareness of the stigma around PTSD

Drugs and Alcohol Helpline
- Call toll free: 1-800-565-8603

Canadian Mental Health Association
Find a local CMHA branch – http://www.cmha.ca/get-involved/find-your-cmha/
- Understanding mental illness – http://www.cmha.ca/mental-health/understanding-mental-illness/

SISIP Financial Services
- The purpose of the Financial Counselling program is to provide, at no cost, confidential and timely assistance to Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and their spouses who are experiencing financial distress
- Call toll free: 1-800-267-6681

VETS Canada
- A federally registered non-profit organization that works within the community to identify homeless veterans and quickly re-establish the bond of trust that exists between soldiers

Wounded Warriors Canada
- Programs for physically/mentally injured soldiers and veterans
- Call toll free: 1-888-706-4808

Operational Stress Injury Social Support
- Talk to Canadian Forces memebers who know first-hand the lived experience of operational stress injuries (OSIs) and the possible impacts
- Call toll free: 1-800-883-6094

Casualty Support
- Casualty Support provides support services for serving and retired members of the Canadian Armed Forces who are ill, injured, deceased, their families, and next of kin
- Call toll free: 1-800-883-6094

Service Animals and Therapy

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