Service Member, Veterans and Family Support

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Service Member, Veterans and Family Support

As one of the nine required services for System Transformation Excellence and Performance (STEP-VA), the purpose of the Service Members Veterans and Families (SMVF) STEP is to help ensure that veterans, active duty members and military family members obtain behavioral health treatment services and supports.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, call:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Textline: 741-741
Regional Crisis Line (757) 656-7755
Veterans Crisis Line (800) 273-8255, Press 1
For Gun and Med Locks: Contact [email protected]

Contact the Region Five SMVF Coordinators:

Whit McNeill, SMVF Regional Navigator, (757) 617-8795
Nabie Bangs, Peer Support Specialist, (757) 439-1774