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Free emergency mental health care for Veterans

As of January 17, 2023, Veterans in acute suicidal crisis can go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for emergency health care at no cost – including inpatient or crisis residential care for up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 days. Veterans do not need to be enrolled in the VA system to use this benefit.
Free emergency mental health care news release and details

Self-Help Resources for Veterans

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to assisting Penn State student veterans with services to smooth their transition to university life. In addition to individual counseling services, we encourage you to use the following list of resources specific to veterans:

Local Resources & Support


Penn State Resources


Additional Mental Health Resources