Veterans Services @ USC: Mental Health Resources

This guide provides contact information for available services at USC for Veterans.

Resources for Veterans from the Department of Veterans Affairs

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

If you are or know a Veteran who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, you may contact the National VA Call Center for Homeless Veterans. These resources are also available to Veterans’ family members and friends, VA medical centers, VA partners, community agencies, and service providers.

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans and Service members in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

  • Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, 24/7.
  • Chat online.
  • Text to 838255.


Women Veterans Call Center

The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC) provides VA services and resources to women Veterans, their families, and caregivers. You can also chat online anonymously with a WVCC representative.

  • Call 1-855-VA-Women (1-855-829-6636) 8 a.m.–10 p.m. ET, Monday–Friday;8 a.m.–6:30 p.m. ET, Saturday.
  • Chat 8 a.m.–10 p.m. ET Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–6:30 p.m. ET, Saturday.



Addiction Counselor Education

About Addiction

Addiction Counselor is an educational resource designed for those individuals looking to begin or advance a career in the substance abuse counseling field. From our state-by-state guides to licensure and education, salary guides and degree information, we help you understand what it takes to earn the licensure you need for the career you want. If you are looking for more advanced topics within addiction counseling, we have that too, and our comparison guides and other resources are a great way to learn everything there is to know about this industry. Welcome to the Addiction Counselor community!


About Addiction Counselor Education

Addiction counselors are needed more now than ever before.  Substance use disorder is on the rise, and there is a need for more people working in the field.  Addiction Counselor Education provides the link between the necessary education and licensure information and your new career in this helping profession.

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