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Locating Health Care in Your State

Most communities have military health, psychological health, family support and other services for warriors and their families. Whether you are a veteran, active duty service member, member of the National Guard or reservist, locating these services or even knowing which services to look for can be challenging.

The table below is designed to help service members and veterans find available national, state and local resources that can address traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychological health (PH) care needs.

Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve

Psychological health resources for active duty warriors can be accessed through your primary care physician or your base/installation medical facility through TRICARE. Citizen warriors who are not activated or mobilized should utilize their primary care physicians for referral to psychological health professionals services through TRICARE. Additionally, there are federal, state and local resources available to address your psychological health care needs. Reserve and National Guard members may be eligible for VA benefits under certain conditions. View the brochure "Summary of VA Benefits for National Guard and Reserve Members and Veterans" available from the VA.

866-966-1020
The DCoE Outreach Center specializes in providing in-depth information and resources related to the spectrum of PH matters and TBI. Health consultants are available 24/7 to respond to specific research requests by phone, e-mail, chat and fax.
800-424-7877
(inside the U.S.)

800-424-4685
(outside the U.S.)
If you are a service member currently receiving mental health treatment and you will be transitioning out of the service, or to a new assignment, the inTransition program is for you. inTransition is there to help you transition your mental health treatment after your move.
800-342-9647
MilitaryHOMEFRONT is the DoD website for official Military Community and Family Policy program information, policy and guidance designed to help troops and their families, leaders and service providers.
 
View articles, photos, major unit listings and contacts for programs and services worldwide.
800-342-9647
Provided by the DoD, Military OneSource is a free service available to all active duty, National Guard and Reserve members and their families. Military OneSource offers three kinds of short-term, non-medical counseling options to active duty, Guard, Reserve members and their families at no cost.
802-296-6300 or e-mail ncptsd@va.gov
The NCPTSD aims to advance the clinical care and social welfare of U.S. veterans through research, education and training on PTSD and stress-related disorders.
 
Maintained by the DoD, Department of Labor and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The information in the directory is from federal, state and local governmental agencies; veteran service and benefit organizations; non-profit community-based and faith-based organizations; academic institutions, professional associations and philanthropic organizations.
 
These selected toll-free numbers are organizations that provide health-related information, education and support. Unless otherwise stated, numbers listed operate on eastern standard time and can be reached within the continental United States 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
 
Web portal for locating a TRICARE provider anywhere in the world.
TRICARE Operations Center
Health care information Web portal for the MHS.
800-538-9552
Information about TRICARE Reserve Select for National Guard or Reserve members. The TRICARE Reserve Select program is a premium-based health plan that qualified selected Reserve members may purchase.
877-874-2273

 
Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Virginia, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia
800-444-5445
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas
888-874-9378
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa*, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri*, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and a portion of western Texas
 
 
*TRICARE West Region includes the 21 states identified above and a section of western Texas, including El Paso and the area surrounding Fort Bliss. Exceptions: The Rock Island Arsenal area of Iowa, and certain ZIP codes in St. Louis, MO.
 
VA website for returning active duty, National Guard and Reserve service members of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline
800-984-8523
Army officials launched this hotline to help wounded warriors and their family members get information or assistance with medical or other issues.
800-342-9647
A resource for wounded, ill and injured service members, their families, caregivers and others who support them to find needed information or assistance.
 
Consultants identify the appropriate person to speak to from a military service or federal agency with authority to resolve the matter. The consultant maintains communication with the caller until the issue or concern is resolved.

Veterans

Most veterans are eligible for health care and other benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs. The exact benefits a veteran can receive depends on the time and location of service, disabilities and other health concerns incurred during service, and the veteran’s current income and assets. Additionally, there are federal, state and local resources available to address veteran’s psychological health care needs. For Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits call: 800-827-1000
 

Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) Outreach Center
866-966-1020
The DCoE Outreach Center specializes in providing in-depth information and resources related to the spectrum of PH matters and TBI. Health consultants are available 24/7 to respond to specific research requests by phone, e-mail, chat and fax.
800-424-7877
(inside the U.S.)

800-424-4685
(outside the U.S.)
If you received mental health treatment as a service member and have transitioned out of the service, the inTransition program is for you. inTransition is there to help you transition your mental health treatment after leaving the service.
802-296-6300 or e-mail ncptsd@va.gov
The NCPTSD aims to advance the clinical care and social welfare of U.S. veterans through research, education and training on PTSD and stress-related disorders.
 
Maintained by the Departments of Defense (DoD), Labor and the VA. The information in the directory is from federal, state and local governmental agencies; veteran service and benefit organizations; non-profit community-based and faith-based organizations; academic institutions, professional associations and philanthropic organizations.
 
These selected toll-free numbers for organizations provide health-related information, education and support. Unless otherwise stated, numbers listed operate on eastern standard time and can be reached within the continental United States 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Numbers that observe eastern daylight saving time (when in effect) are annotated as “(Eastern time).”
 
 
This locator provides you with comprehensive information about mental health services and resources and is useful for professionals, consumers and their families, and the public. You can access this information in several ways by selecting a state or U.S. Territory from the map or drop-down menu.
 
 
This site is a storehouse of facility and key staff information within 1383 VA facilities, maintained on a regular basis by editors and administrators nationwide throughout the VA network. Designed for ease-of-use, this site categorizes information for browsing by state and administration, as well as by viewing through an interactive map of the United States.
 
Links to various VA services and policies are also available.
 
The VA provides psychiatric services at medical centers and outpatient clinics.
 
VA website for returning active duty, National Guard and Reserve service members of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
800-905-4675 (Eastern)
866-496-8838 (Pacific)
Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members for military related issues. Veterans have earned these benefits through their service and all are provided at no cost to the veteran or family.