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Behavioral health

Behavioral health is wellness in body and mind. Without it, challenges can interfere with our ability and will to thrive.

Behavioral health is feeling your best emotionally, mentally and physically so you can:

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Enjoy life

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Accomplish goals

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Reach your potential

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Balance work and play

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Maintain employment and
have a successful career

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Overcome stress and bounce back from difficulty

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Remain flexible and
open to change

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Experience joy and
happiness

The high-stress conditions of military life can challenge one's mental and physical well-being. Service members face stressors such as deployment, combat, separation from family and friends, the death of fellow service members, as well as dealing with behavioral and physical conditions. While active duty family members face stressors such as adjusting to the service member’s deployment, frequent reassignments, irregular schedules, disruption to routines, as well as living far away from family and friends.

Behavioral health does not mean that life is without stress. People experience difficulties regardless of their behavioral health status.  Conflict, stress, and trauma can naturally lead to emotional pain. And risk factors, like environmental stressors and medical conditions, can make it hard to bounce back, especially alone. Behavioral health conditions are common and also treatable. The good news is that help is available.

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About us

Our behavioral health team is committed to your mental and physical well-being. We recognize that service to country can present unique challenges that may involve personal sacrifice. Sometimes these challenges are difficult to overcome. We are here to help. Explore the options below to see how we can assist you.

Prevention

No specific concerns, but interested in finding strategies to stay healthy and strengthen resilience?

Prevention strategies

Identification

Experiencing symptoms that may or may not be causing trouble in your life and want to find out why?

Identify common signs

Treatment

Have a behavioral health diagnosis and want to learn more about the condition or treatment options?

Determine your options

Get help now

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, available 24/7, for free and confidential support
during emotional distress or suicidal crisis. Learn more

EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

Call 911 or go to the
nearest emergency room

Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress:
1.800.273.TALK
TTY: 1.800.799.4889

Learn more

Non-emergency situations:

  • PCMs can refer TRICARE Prime beneficiaries to the most appropriate resource
  • Veterans Crisis Line: available 24/7 at 1.800.273.8255 (1.888.628.9454 for Spanish)
  • Veterans Chat: available 24/7 for Veterans to chat live with a crisis counselor
  • Military OneSource: free service provided by the DoD to service members and their families, available 24/7 at 1.800.342.9647