Military OneSource is a free service provided by the U.S. Department of Defense for active duty Guard and Reserve and their families. The group offers resources and consultations on a host of issues such as Education, relocation, parenting, and stress. Call 1-800-342-9647, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury is the open front door of the Department of Defense for those in U.S. Armed Forces and their families needing help with PH (psychological health) and TBI (traumatic brain injury) issues. For 24/7 help, call 1-866-966-1020 to speak with a trained health resource consultant at the DCoE Outreach Center. The Real Warriors Campaign is an initiative of the DCoE to combat the stigma associated with seeking psychological health care and treatment and encourages service members to increase their awareness and use of these resources.
If you're a veteran and have concerns related to readjusting to civilian life, you can also call 1-877-WAR-VETS (927-8387) or contact a VA Centers near you. Vet Center staff are also available at 1-800-905-4675 (Eastern) and 1-866-496-8838 (Pacific). If you're a homeless veteran or veteran at risk of homeless in need of help, you can call the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838).
TAPS provides peer-based emotional support, grief and trauma resources, seminars, case work assistance, and 24/7 crisis intervention care for all who have been affected by a death in the Armed Forces. Services are provided free of charge. For more information go to the website or call the toll-free crisis line at 1-800-959-TAPS.
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