Sometimes the care of friends and family isn’t enough to pull you through a difficult stretch. Military OneSource is committed to promoting readiness and resilience in military members and families. Confidential non-medical counseling provides service members and their loved ones with resources and support to address a variety of issues and build important skills to tackle life’s challenges. Sessions are available through the Military and Family Life Counseling Program at installations worldwide and through Military OneSource. Learn more about who we serve and eligibility requirements or call Military OneSource 800-342-9647 to speak with a consultant 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from anywhere in the world. OCONUS/International? Click here for calling options .
Understanding Confidential Non-medical Counseling Services
You never have to be without support. Military OneSource and military and family life counselors provide free, short-term, confidential non-medical counseling services for a wide range of issues from marital conflicts and stress management to coping with a loss and deployment adjustments.
Eligibility for Confidential, Non-medical Support Services
Military OneSource helps service members and their families be the best guardians of their country, team and family by helping them find information, manage challenges and connect with the military community.
7 Counseling Options for Service Members and Their Families
The Department of Defense provides a variety of counseling options to all active-duty, National Guard and reserve service members, survivors, Department of Defense civilian expeditionary workforce members and their families.
Frequently Asked Questions About Confidential, Telephonic Non-medical Counseling Programs
No matter where you’re stationed, you have access to the support you need. Military OneSource offers telephonic non-medical counseling programs that allow you to work with a professional from wherever you happen to be.
Military OneSource Live Chat
Technology is on your side when it comes to getting the information you need. Instead of spending hours online researching articles, check out the live chat feature on the Military OneSource website. You type in your question and receive a quick response with the information you need. Live chat makes the existing Military OneSource services even easier to access.
Study Confirms Military Family Counseling Works
A recent study confirms these free services work to reduce stress, bolster relationships and help you to improve your performance at work and home. Nine of 10 service members and eligible family members who sought these services reported they were satisfied with them and would use non-medical counseling again, according to an independent study conducted by the RAND Corporation.
Meet the Team Behind Military OneSource’s Call Center
As the one source to connect you to your best MilLife, Military OneSource provides both a robust website full of information and a call center with a team of friendly professionals standing ready to assist you with any need you have. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by telephone and online to help you with everyday life and your biggest milestones.
Military and Family Life Counseling Program’s Child and Youth Camps
Children and teens learn flexibility, adaptability and resiliency through their life in a military family, but they may not understand how to apply those strengths to their current life situation.
The Military and Family Life Counseling Program
Need support for issues like preparing for a move or nurturing a relationship with a deployed spouse? The Military and Family Life Counseling Program assists service members, their families and survivors with flexible non-medical counseling when and where needed. Military and family life counselors are highly-qualified professionals trained to understand the unique challenges you encounter and deliver face-to-face counseling services, as well as briefings and presentations to the military community both on and off the installation.
Child and Youth Behavioral Military and Family Life Counselors
Child and youth behavioral military and family life counselors provide support to military children for a variety of issues, including low self-esteem, behavioral problems and changes at home.
Military OneSource as a Leadership Tool
Leaders are competent and motivated. They know how to solve problems and delegate responsibilities. Most importantly, they are aware of their limitations and aren’t afraid to ask for help when they need it.
What You Need to Know About Confidential, Non-medical Online Counseling
Can’t make it to a traditional, face-to-face counseling session? No worries. Military OneSource offers free, confidential non-medical online counseling.
10 Things You Should Know About Confidential, Video Non-medical Counseling
Need professional support but are living in a remote location? Want to talk to a counselor but don’t have any transportation?
Free, Confidential Face-to-Face Non-medical Counseling
Sometimes strength means asking for help. Military OneSource and the Military and Family Life Counseling Program offer free, confidential, face-to-face non-medical counseling to support you with military and family life challenges like preparing for and handling a move or nurturing a relationship with a deployed spouse.
How to Choose a Counselor or Therapist
The military knows that everyone needs help at times and offers a variety of support options to service members and their families. In addition to the confidential, free non-medical counseling available through Military OneSource, there are other types of counseling and therapy available through other avenues.
Make Your Marriage Stronger
Marriages require maintenance and good communication to keep them healthy and strong. Still, sometimes your hard work isn’t enough. You may need the perspective and insight of a professional to guide you towards a solution.