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MilitaryOneSource - Provides resources and support to active-duty, National Guard, and Reserve service members and their families anywhere in the world. The program is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at no cost to users.
SAMHSA - works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services.
Tri-Care - Provides information on your military health benefits. As a military family member covered under TRICARE, you may go directly to mental health providers in the TRICARE network for care for anxiety, depression, or other serious emotional issues.
North Region 1-877-874-2273, South Region 1-800-444-5445, West Region 1-800-558-1746
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society - Can provide financial training for all military families, and emergency loans for active military.
American Red Cross – Provides domestic disaster relief, community services that help the needy, support and comfort for military members and their families, the collection, processing and distribution of lifesaving blood and blood products, educational programs that promote health and safety, and international relief and development programs.
Afterdeployment.org – Is the DoD-response to the 2006/2007 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) requiring an internet-based platform focused on psychological health issues often experienced following a deployment.
National Center for PTSD - The National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) conduct cutting edge research and apply resultant findings to: "Advance the Science and Promote Understanding of Traumatic Stress." Fact sheets, videos, and more about trauma to help answer your questions about PTSD and related issues.
The Brain Line - Traumatic brain injury resource. Brain injury facts, information, symptoms and support. Resources for preventing, treating, and living with brain injury.
Defense Center of Excellence - The Outreach Center answers questions and provides tools, tips and resources about psychological health and traumatic brain injury 24/7 365 days a year for members of all military services (including the National Guard and Reserve), families, health care providers, military leaders and employers. It is staffed by psychological health consultants and nurses with advanced degrees and expertise in psychological health and traumatic brain injury issues. Information and resources can be accessed by telephone, website, email or real time chat with a health resource consultant. All information and referrals are provided without charge.
National Resource Directory - The National Resource Directory (NRD) provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
Military Health System - Active duty service members, retirees, and their families benefit every day from the Military Health System's commitment to care. From online mental health resources to research initiatives that determine health risks to the communication efforts that inform on the most up-to-date medical news, the MHS is an organization dedicated to keeping every current and retired service member healthy and strong.
Real Warriors - The campaign features stories of real service members who have sought treatment and are continuing to maintain successful military or civilian careers. In addition, DCoE established the DCoE Outreach Center, a 24/7 call center staffed by health resource consultants to provide confidential answers, tools, tips and resources about psychological health and traumatic brain injury. The Outreach Center can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com.
Military Home Front - The Department of Defense website for a wide range of quality-of-life information. For information related to deployment issues, click on "Troops and Families," then on "Deployment Readiness."
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.
Military Child Education Coalition - Helps military families ensure quality educational opportunities for children affected by relocation, family separation, and transition. Click on "Publications" to find deployment support resources for families and schools.
National Military Family Association - Information for military families on a wide range of issues. Find deployment information under "Get Info" and "Publications.".
The National Domestic Violence Hotline - The hotline is staffed 24 hours a day by trained counselors who can provide crisis assistance and information about shelters, legal advocacy, health care centers and counseling. There is also a toll-free number for the hearing impaired, 1-800-787-3224
The National Sexual Assault Hotline - Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-HOPE This number will direct callers to a local rape crisis center
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hotline
National Child Abuse Hotline
Military Significant Others and Spouse Support
Foster Care for Military Pets
Military Kids Blog
Healing Combat Trauma - 40 blogs for PTSD support