L.A. County offers mental health support for veterans struggling with Afghanistan fallout

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Dr. Jonathan Sherin, Director of L.A. County Department of Mental Health, shares guidance and resources for veterans and military families struggling with the mental health impact of the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

L.A. County Department of Mental Health’s resources for veterans:

  • Veterans Peer Access Network: 800-854-7771, dmh.lacounty.gov/veterans
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, veteranscrisisline.net
  • Vets Prevail: lacounty.vetsprevail.org
  • Contact a military affairs service officer: 877-4LA-VETS (8387)
  • L.A. County Veteran Centers
    – Chatsworth: 818-576-0201
    – East Los Angeles: 323-728-9966
    – West Los Angeles: 310-641-0326
    – Los Angeles: 310-767-1221
    – Antelope Valley: 661-267-1026
    – Sepulveda: 818-892-9227

This segment aired on KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Aug. 21, 2021.

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