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Address that stress

Whatever’s weighing on you, you have expert support to help address it – free and confidential for service members and military families.

 

Life is full of challenges. MilLife is too. But toughing it out isn’t always the best way to deal with stress.

From financial issues to relationships to caregiving, we’re here to help by connecting you to expert support. It's confidential, short-term counseling that's 100% free. See why so many other service members and their families have addressed their stress with Military OneSource.

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See all the ways you can connect with expert help to tackle your challenges.

Covering a Range of Mental Health Challenges

You have support on call for all of these stressors and more:

Three Ways to Connect

If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255, then press 1, or access online chat by texting 838255. For other stressors – relationships, stress management, PCS or personal finances – we’re here to help.

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What Happens When You Call

Here’s what happens when you call Military OneSource to connect to counseling, personal coaching or support.

1. Confirm Your Eligibility

When you call Military OneSource, a consultant will ask you questions to confirm your eligibility for support. You can call anytime, anywhere.

2. Review Limits

Your consultant will explain all the help they can offer and when counselors legally have to break confidentiality: when there’s abuse, illegal activity or a threat of harm.

3. Share Your Preferences

What kind of counseling do you prefer? Will you go solo or as a couple or family? Online or in-person? Do you prefer a male or female counselor? Military-affiliated or community-based?

4. Select and Connect

Your consultant will look up and list professionals who fit your preferences. After you choose one, your consultant will call with you on the line to set up your first appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions About Counseling

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About Military OneSource

Military OneSource is your free 24/7 gateway to information, answers and support. As a Department of Defense-funded program, we put expert confidential help to work for service members, immediate family and survivors who need a little extra guidance for all things MilLife. Just ask.


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