Programs and Resources
A mental wellness resource for service members, veterans and military families that offers assistance to address after-deployment concerns.
American Psychological Association
An online resource for brochures, tips and articles on the psychological issues that affect your physical and emotional well-being, as well as information about referrals.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Information and resources for those suffering from anxiety and depression.
Coast Guard Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
A support system for all employees of the U.S. Coast Guard (military, civilian and their families) with personal, family or job-related problems. The Coast Guard has adopted the EAP to help members proactively address their concerns and manage problems throughout their careers. The EAP counseling services provides a confidential means to improve life skills or obtain help before a concern becomes a crisis to uniformed members and civilians and their families.
CG SUPRT (for members the U.S Coast Guard and their families)
The CG SUPRT Program helps U.S. Coast Guard members resolve personal problems and life challenges before they negatively affect their health, relationships with others, or job performance. You can contact the program 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by calling one toll-free number: 1-855-CG SUPRT (247-8778).
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury
Deployment Health Clinical Center
Oversees three centers, each of which contributes unique insights, standards, clinical tools and research products to the fields of psychological health and traumatic brain injury.
Provides health care providers with sound clinical guidance on programs, practices and services to ensure highest quality care is given to our service men and women.
The American Psychiatric Association's online resource for anyone seeking mental health information. Here you will find information on many common mental health concerns, including warning signs of mental disorders, treatment options and preventative measures.
Offers service members who are currently receiving mental health treatment a bridge of support between health care providers when they transfer to a new location or separate from active service. The program may be accessed by service members or referring mental health providers by calling 1-800-424-7877, in the United States including Alaska and Hawaii; or 1-800-424-4685 outside the United States. Individuals outside the U.S. may also call collect 1-314-387-4700.
Medal of Honor Speak Out
Our nation's greatest heroes - Medal of Honor recipients - speak out to save lives by encouraging America's military to seek help when adjusting to life after combat, particularly for post-traumatic stress.
Military Crisis Line
Any veteran or service member in crisis, or any person concerned about one, can call the confidential Military Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) and press "1". You can also use the online chat or send a text message to 838255 to talk to specially trained professionals any time.
A mental health self-assessment tool designed for you to review your situation with regard to some of the more common mental health issues. The screening will not provide a diagnosis - for that you need to see a professional. But, it will tell you whether or not you have symptoms that are consistent with a condition or concern that would benefit from further evaluation or treatment. It will also give you guidance as to where you might seek assistance.
An internet-based family assistance program that offers personalized advice and support on many kinds of issues, such as relationship problems, spouse employment, and other mental health issues. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for active duty service members and their families.
National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
The National Center for PTSD is dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD, working to assure that the latest research findings help those exposed to trauma.
National Institute of Mental Health
The largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
A national information and resource hub relating to all aspects of sexual violence.
Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center
Health promotion website featuring a section called "Minding Your Mental Health?."
Operation Healthy Reunions
Provides education and helps combat the stigma of behavioral health issues among service members, their families, and medical staff.
Operation Live Well
A site operated by the Department of Defense dedicated to the health and resilience of individuals and families throughout the military community.
The Real Warriors Campaign is an initiative launched by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) to promote the processes of building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families.
Reflects a strength-based, positive psychology approach to Warrior behavioral health. It is designed for Warriors, leaders, spouses, families and behavioral health providers. Training and information is targeted to all phases of the Warrior deployment cycle, Warrior life cycle and Warrior support system.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.