Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs
Veterans and family members are linked to a range of benefits available for them.Website provides information on many topics including: education and health carebenefits, companies hiring vets, burial benefits, pensions, disability compensation.Contact the KCVA Central Office at (785) 296-3976 or email at Veteran ServicesProgram Director for benefit availability.
Mental Health Program, US Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Services include help with:
depression, sadness, grief, anxiety, worry, nervousness, addictive behaviors, relationship problems, stress from medical problems and/orpain, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), emotional problems, such as managinganger, vocational issues, troublesome thoughts or ideas, confused thinking,aggressive or self-harming behaviors, and memory problems.
To speak with a chaplain, call: 316-685-2221 ext. 53413.
Telephone Care Line
. For medical advice, questions about medication, or toschedule a non-urgent appointment: 316-685-2221 or 1-888-878-6881 (press 2 andthen choose from the Blue or Gold team). Monday - Friday, 8 am - :30 pm.
Evenings & weekends: 316-685-2221 or 1-888-978-6881 (wait for the operator).
PTSD Program, US Dept. of Veteran Affairs
: One-to-one mental health assessment and testing, Medicines, One-to-onepsychotherapy and also family therapy, Group therapy (covers topics such as angerand stress, combat support, partners, or groups for Veterans of specific conflicts.VA Medical Centers without a specific PTSD Program do offer PTSD Treatment:Contact your local VA Medical Center and ask for the
“Mental Health C
Many Vet Centers & VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics also offer PTSDtreatment.If you need immediate assistance, contact 911 or 1-800-273-TALK/8255.
Robert J. Dole VA Medical
Center (Dole VAMC)
Homeless Veterans Coordinator:
Wichita VA Regional Office
to provide one-stop service in Kansas
Community Based Outpatient Clinics: