All Active duty (Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force), National Guard, Reserve, Family members, and Coast Guard when activated under the Navy, are eligible for non-medical counseling.
Non-medical counseling services are available for individuals, couples, families, and children and can be delivered either face to face, by telephone or online through secure chat. The counselors help with coping with stress, family concerns, marital communication, dealing with family separations, parent/child communication, deployment and reunion, grief and loss, and finding community resources. The counselors are professionally licensed and knowledgeable about military life. The counseling is private, short term, available for up to 12 sessions per issue, and at no cost.
Contact Military One Source at www.militaryonesource.mil for free confidential counseling (up to 12 sessions).
Call U.S. toll free 1-800-342-9647
En espanol llame at 877-888-0727
International collect 1-484-530-5908
U.S. Army Public Health Command http://phc.amedd.army.mil, 1-800-222-9698
Active –Duty Soldiers can contact their unit chaplain, unit mental health team, or primary medical provider.
Reserve and National Guard can contact Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Centers and Vet Centers that provide veterans with mental health services. Visit www.va.gov and look for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Facilities Locator link under “Health Benefits and Services,” or go to www.va.gov/res.
VETERANS CENTER – www.vetcenter.va.gov, 1-877-927-8387
Vet Center services are provided at no cost to the Veteran or Family.
What is the Vet Center? Since 1979. The Vet Center program has been providing quality post-combat readjustment services to Veterans and Families. Vet Centers are located in the community and provide a broad range of services to assist in readjustment to civilian life. Veterans are welcomed by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans’ war experiences while assisting them and their family toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community.
The Vet Center’s Purpose is to welcome home war veterans with honor by understanding and appreciating Veteran’s war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community.