Below are resources that we have accumulated for those needing additional support. It is important to understand that not everything works for everyone. The important thing is not give up! If you have a recommendation for another resource, please email us here.
Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) also known as PTSD It is important to understand that not everything works for everyone. The important thing is not give up! For more information about Post Traumatic Stress, please visit the National /Institute of Mental Health website here.
If you are in crisis, or a Veteran you know is in crises please call the Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 Press 1 If you are a Combat Veteran that needs to just talk to someone, please call or text (559) 799-2548
Vet Center Give an Hour David Lynch Foundation Operation Warrior Wellness (Transcendental Meditation (TM)) The TM- based Resilient warrior program has been extensively researched by over 340 peer-reviewed studies including over $26 million in grants from the national Institute of health to study the program's effectiveness for reducing heart disease key findings include: 40 to 45% reduction in symptoms of PTSD and depression 42% decrease in insomnia 30% improvement and satisfaction with quality life 25% reduction in plasma cortisol levels decrease high blood pressure or on par with first-line anti hypertensives 47% reduced risk of cardiovascular related mortality To find out more about their program or apply, click here.
Self Care Mobile Apps PTSD Coach This mobile app is to help you learn about and cope with the symptoms related to PTSD that commonly occur following trauma. iTunes (iOS)Google Play (Android) PTSD Family Coach PTSD Family Coach is an app to support family members of those living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). iTunes (iOS) Mindfulness Coach Grounding yourself in the present moment can help you cope better with unpleasant thoughts and emotions. The Mindfulness Coach app will help you do this. iTunes (iOS) VetChange This mobile app is for Veterans and Servicemembers who are concerned about their drinking and how it relates to posttraumatic stress after deployment, or for anyone who wants to develop healthier drinking behaviors. iTunes (iOS) CPT Coach CPT Coach is a free mobile app that helps you work with your therapist during Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). The app helps you keep track of homework, appointments, and PTSD symptoms. CPT Coach is not a self-help tool. iTunes (iOS) PE Coach A mobile app to be used during Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy with a mental health professional. PE Coach is not a self-help tool. iTunes (iOS) Google Play (Android)
For more apps and information about the above apps, please click here.
Local Legacy Organizations
American Legion Visalia (862) 824-5225 VFW Visalia (559) 300-2306