Veterans Support Services

 

♦   Student Veterans Services

UM-Flint offers a centralized source of information and support for returning veterans as they strive to transition seamlessly. Go to their website by clicking this icon for more information about their services.

 
             Watch this clip from The Student Veteran's of America-Flint Chapter  
  Support Services and Campus Resources
UM-Flint is dedicated to supporting the success of each and every one of our students by providing a variety of resources, including but not limited to advising and career support, accessibility services, personal counseling, childcare services, healthcare services, and plenty of opportunities to connect with people on campus. Click the above link to find out more about the support services and resources available to you as a UM-Flint student.  

♦  Online Information

Government Programs/Organizations
Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Military One Source - A 24/7 resource for Military Members, Spouses, and Families
Veterans Health Administration - Michigan  Facilities The Wounded Warrior Project - WWP's mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors.
Veterans Benefits Administration - Detroit Regional Office Transition Assistance Program - Transition resources are available to you through this website. You can access them before, during, or after military-to-civilian transition - whenever you need them!
VA Mental Health Resources for Veteran Students and their Families  Buddy to Buddy program - For Michigan OEF/OIF vets! Talk with another veteran trained to help you find resources for a variety of readjustment issues, such as financial benefits, educational goals, emotional challenges, substance abuse, legal or job issues.
National Center for PTSD - Advances the clinical care and social welfare of U.S. veterans through research, education, and training on PTSD and stress-related disorders. Community of Vets - Join a veterans-only online community to connect with people who know where you are coming from. Share your experiences and help others make the transition to civilian life.
VA Office of Mental Health Services - Aims to insure that all veterans have access to needed mental health care. VA Mental Health advances the principle that mental health care is an essential component of overall health care. IAVA: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America - For America's newest generation of veterans and the people who support them.
  Military Mental Health Screening - Anonymous mental health screening that will tell you whether or not you have symptoms that would benefit from further evaluation and treatment.
   
Books  

Courage After Fire: Coping Strategies for Troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families - See this link for information on this helpful book.

 

Post Deployment Stress: What you Should Know, What you Can Do - This booklet can be downloaded for free from this link for a limited time.