“This (iRest yoga nidra) will never work for me. I have been on guard duty for the last 3 years, and for the last 18 months I’ve been home from Iraq.” After his 5th class he was softly snoring. When the practice was over, he got up and triumphantly said “I went off guard duty!” “I feel great!” Joe, 3 Iraq deployments


Veterans Crisis Line

– 800-273-8255
Confidential chat at – text 838255

Integrative Restoration Institute(IRI)

For more information about iRest Yoga Nidra, various programs with the military, veterans and other populations. Visit

Illinois Joining Forces (IJF)

Providing a variety of resources for veterans and their families. Visit:

DuPage Vet Center

FREE Monthly programs for women veterans
Fourth Thursdays of each month, 10:30 am
750 Shorline Dr., Ste 150, Aurora, IL 60504
To register: (630) 585-1854
For information contact Jacqui Neurauter: (847) 359-6391

Evanston Vet Center

Focusing on the well-being of veterans and military families in north suburbs and Chicago.
1901 Howard St.
Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: 847-332-1019

Rockford Vet Center

Focusing on the well-being of veterans and military families in Winnebago and neighboring counties.
7015 Rote Road, Suite 105
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-395-1276

Jesse Brown VAMC

Focus is to honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
820 S. Damen Avenue Chicago, IL 60612 / P. 312-569-8387


Road Home Program at Rush

Center for veterans and families
Support, Counseling and Health services
1645 W. Jackson Blvd. Ste 602, Chicago, IL 60612

DryHootch/Veterans & Family Services Foundation

100% free and confidential care for Lake County Veterans, Reservists, Guardsmen and their Families regardless of their discharge status into the community through a network of Veteran volunteers, Veteran peer-to-peer specialists, and critical community resources in order to help Veterans and their families face challenges before, during and after deployments.
100 South Atkinson,110, Grayslake, Illinois 60030 | 847-986-4622