ACT Coach

A treatment companion app for use while in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). ACT aims to help you live with unpleasant thoughts and feelings without avoiding them or being controlled by them. Free from: iTunes (iOS).


Breathe2Relax uses proven breathing exercises to relieve stress and improve your mood. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone tool or with a health care provider.

CBT-i Coach

This mobile app will help you get the most out of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia so that you can develop good sleep habits and sleep better. CBT-i Coach is best used while in therapy with a provider. Free from: iTunes (iOS) and Google Play (Android).

Concussion Coach

This This mobile app will help you manage symptoms of concussion, or mild to moderate traumatic brain injury. Free from: iTunes (iOS). Coming for Android devices.

CPT Coach

CPT Coach is a free mobile app that helps you work with your therapist during Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). The app helps you keep track of homework, appointments, and PTSD symptoms. CPT Coach is not a self-help tool.

Guard Fit

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Guard Your Health is a resource for Army National Guard Soldiers and family members. Find health-related tools and information. Hear from fellow Soldiers and Families. Make medical readiness part of your personal mission.


It is important to understand your symptoms and learn ways to manage your concerns. The LifeArmor app offers self-help tools across 17 topics such as sleep and post-traumatic stress. There are four main resources for each topic including signs and symptoms, self-assessment tools, tips for self-management and videos from members of the military community who have shared their experiences with seeking care. This app is available for Apple and Android devices.

Mindfulness Coach

Grounding yourself in the present moment can help you cope better with unpleasant thoughts and emotions. The Mindfulness Coach app will help you do this.

Mood Coach

This mobile app will help you learn and practice Behavioral Activation. This app is designed to help you make a plan to boost your mood with positive activities and tracking progress. Free from: iTunes (iOS).

Moving Forward

Tools to teach problem solving skills to overcome obstacles and deal with stress. Free from: iTunes (iOS).

Parenting To Go

Helps Veterans and Service members reconnect with their children and strengthen parenting skills. Free from: iTunes (iOS).

PE Coach

CPT Coach is a free mobile app that helps you work with your therapist during Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). The app helps you keep track of  mobile app to be used during Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy with a mental health professional. PE Coach is not a self-help tool.

PTSD Coach

PTSD Coach is for veterans and warriors who have, or may have, posttraumatic stress disorder. Take a self-assessment, find support and try out tools to help manage daily life with PTSD.

PTSD Family Coach

PTSD Family Coach is an app to support family members of those living with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Real Warriors

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Stay Quit Coach

A free mobile app that helps you stay quit after you stop smoking with tools to control cravings, reminder messages, and support links. This app is best used while in treatment with a therapist or after your treatment has ended. Free from: iTunes (iOS) and Google Play (Android).

T2 Mood Tracker

Breathe2Relax uses proven breathing exercises to relieve stress and Track your mood with this virtual journal. Set daily reminders and add notes for events like starting a new treatment. Consider sharing your progress with your health care provider.


This mobile app is for Veterans and Service members who are concerned about their drinking and how it relates to posttraumatic stress after deployment, or for anyone who wants to develop healthier drinking behaviors.

Virtual Hope Box

Virtual Hope Box offers coping tools in times of distress. Store positive content like photos, relax with music and distract yourself with
games. For use by patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment.


Annual National Guard Youth Camp

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Virginia National Guard Youth Program
Camp Pendleton State Military Reservation (usu)
Ages 8-12 ARNG and Airmen only

Military BRAT Art Camp-BRATS Without Borders

Military Child Education Coalition

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Ensure quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children and youth affected by mobility, transition, and family separation.

Teen Resilience Retreat

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Virginia National Guard Youth Program
Master Resilience Training
Camp Pendleton State Military Reservation (usu)
Ages 13-17 ARNG only

Coming home/after deployment/transition

After Deployment: Wellness Resources for the Military Community

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Provides self-care solutions targeting post-traumatic stress, depression, substance abuse, suicide and other behavioral health challenges commonly faced after a deployment.

Battlemind Training

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Transitioning from combat zone to home zone mind set; retention of skills adjusting the same for home life


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Provides coaching and support to Soldiers receiving mental health care while going through a change in status, relocation or return to civilian life.

Make the Connection

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Connecting veterans with information, resources and solutions to issues affecting their health, well-being and everyday lives.

Real Warriors

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Promote building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families

Team Red, White and Blue

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Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.


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Available 24/7, Veteran Peers connect service members and their families to the resources and support they need to achieve their goals, manage stress, and build resilience.

Wounded Warrior Program

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Provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life

Crisis resources

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

1-877-4AID-VET (424.3838)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Sexual Assault

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Survivor Outreach Services


Tragedy Assistance Program (TAPS)

800-959-TAPS (8277)
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VA Caregiver Support Line


Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
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Wounded Warrior Resource Center



ESGR Employment Services

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Facilitates positive relationships between National Guard / Reserve members and their employers; increases awareness of applicable laws and policies; resolve service member / employer conflicts

Hero2Hired (H2H)

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H2H offers Reserve Component service members access to military friendly companies, career exploration tools, military-to-civilian skills translations, education and training resources, as well as a mobile app.

Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)

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Virginia National Guard Employer Support Specialist

Point of contact to assist service members/spouses with employment opportunities throughout the state, provides outreach to local and state employers and coordinates and supports events and activities facilitating a supportive employer environment increasing awareness of the unique skills of service members and their family.


Boulder Crest

18370 Bluemont Village Lane
Bluemont, VA 20135
Loudon County
Free for all combat vets and their family members including Gold Star families; register on line; up to four months in advance (horses, labyrinth, tipi, kayaking, etc); clinical and non-clinical support
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Joint Services Support

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Provides soldiers and families with the financial, emotional, household and health benefits support needed to maintain and become self-sufficient.

Mission: Healthy Families

1-877-285-1299 ext.2
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Family retreat – 3 day (weekend) event; fun, family oriented skills building retreat for military veterans and families coping with the impact of deployment, military service, post traumatic stress, operational stress or TBI; help parents and children build communication, conflict resolution and coping skills to foster resilience.

Strong Bonds

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Strong Bonds is a unit-based, chaplain-led program which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening the Army Family. The core mission of the Strong Bonds program is to increase individual Soldier and Family member readiness through relationship education and skills training.

Strong Bonds is conducted in an offsite retreat format in order to maximize the training effect. The retreat or “get away” provides a fun, safe, and secure environment in which to address the impact of relocations, deployments, and military lifestyle stressors.

Virginia Family Assistance Centers

800-542-4028 (24 hour hotline)
One stop assistance including TRICARE, DEERs, ID Cards, financial and legal assistance, community outreach / referral and crisis intervention.



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Financial Planning.

Personal Financial Counselor

Virginia National Guard Headquarters
Mullins Armory
5901 Beulah Rd
Sandston, VA 23150
(804) 316-3348
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Virginia Nation Guard Foundation, Inc.

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Provides no interest loans to Virginia Guard members, their families, and full time employees experiencing financial difficulties.

Virginia National Guard Headquarters

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Grief and loss

Survivor Outreach Services

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Survivor Outreach Services is the official Army program designed to provide long term support to surviving Families of Fallen Soldiers.

Tragedy Assistance Program (TAPS)

800-959-TAPS (8277)
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TAPS is a 24/7 tragedy assistance resource for anyone who has suffered the loss of a military loved one, regardless of the relationship to the deceased or the circumstance of the death.

Hospitals and military treatment facilities

Fort Eustis

McDonald Army Health Center
576 Jefferson Avenue
Fort Eustis, Virginia 23604-5567
1-757-314-7500 or 1-800-304-9863

Fort Lee Kenner Army Health Clinic

700 24th Street, Bldg 8130
Fort Lee, Virginia 23801-1716

Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital

9300 DeWitt Loop
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Information: (571) 231-FBCH (3224)
TTY: (571) 231-1799
Appointments: (855) 227-6331

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

620 John Paul Jones Circle
Portsmouth, Virginia 23708-2197

Naval Station Norfolk

Branch Health Clinic Naval Station Norfolk
1721 Admiral Taussig Blvd
Norfolk, Virginia 23511-2899

Tricare MTF locator

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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

4494 North Palmer Road | Bethesda, MD 20889
1-800-526-7101 | (301) 295-4000
8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889


Free Health Clinics

The website provides a directory for a free clinic in your area.
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Virginia Department of Health

The website provides a directory of health districts and department of health locations in your area.
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Military related

Defense Centers for Excellent Outreach Center

866-966-1020 (24 hours)
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24/7 help to soldiers and families for psychological health and traumatic brain injury issues

Department of Veterans Services

Family Assistance Centers

1-800-542-4028 (24 hour hotline)

Give An Hour

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Provides free counseling and other mental health services to active duty service members, members of our National Guard and Reserve forces, and veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who have separated or retired from any branch of military service, along with their family members and loved ones.

Guard Your Health (GYH):

Website that focuses on soldier wellness, health promotion and healthy lifestyles. The site offers tips on nutrition, work out routines, proper sleep and a myriad of health related topics.
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Joint Services Support


Military Tutor


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Sailing 4 All

Sailing 4 All is committed to providing opportunities for people with disabilities, youth at risk and other special needs individuals.
Ted Abbott, CEO and Founder
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Tech for Troops

Provides free refurbished computers and high-tech job skills to veterans in need to help them rejoin the workforce and boost the economy.
Mark Casper
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TRICARE Website:

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Virginia Veterans and Family Support

1-877-285-1299 ext. 2

OEF/OIF/OND Virginia

Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center (Richmond)

Program Manager:
Transition Patient Advocate:

Salem VA Medical Center

Program Manager:
549-982-2463 ext. 1765
Case Manager:
540-982-2463 ext. 1601
POC/VIST Coordinator:
540-982-2463 ext. 3356

The Hampton VA Medical Center

Program Manager:
757-722-9961 ext. 2809
Transition Patient Advocate:
757-722-9961 ext. 3726
SW Case Manager:
757-722-9961 ext. 1563
Health Benefits Advisor:

Other services


Free and confidential service directory.
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Checkpoint One

Equine therapy, stress management, trauma and post traumatic growth management on 33 acre farm.
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Community Service Boards website provides the directory to CSBs which focus on mental health, intellectual disability and substance use disorder services management, and assessments.

Department of Social Services

The website provides a director of social services offices in the state.
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Hunger Hotline

Connects you with a local food pantry or partner agency.

Sexual assault

Action Alliance

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Sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, IPV

DoD Safe HelpRoom

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Peer-to-Peer support which allows sexual assault survivors in the military to connect with one another in a moderated and secure online environment.

Military Sexual Trauma

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Advocating for men and women affected by Military Sexual Trauma. Information and resources for: potential clients (active duty and veterans); friends and family members; the media; advocates; health care providers (civilian and military); academics (students and professors); and potential donor.

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The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) is responsible for oversight of the Department’s sexual assault policy. SAPRO works hand-in-hand with the Services and the civilian community to development and implement innovative prevention and response programs.

Substance abuse


Substance Abuse; Mental Health
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Virginia Army National Guard Substance Abuse Program

Provides referral services to soldiers and families needing support with substance use and abuse concerns


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Promotes understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy.
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Defense Suicide Prevention Office

The official OSD suicide prevention web site with links to resources and official prevention pages of different military organizations.
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Vet centers


6940 South Kings Highway #204
Alexandria, Va. 22310

Cumberland Hospital

9407 Cumberland Road
New Kent, Va. 23124
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*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center

301 Fort Lane
Portsmouth, Va. 23704
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*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health

860 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502
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*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Nationwide Facilities

*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Newport News Behavioral Health Center

17579 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, Va.
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*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified


1711 Church Street, Suites A & B
Norfolk, Va. 23504

North Spring Behavioral Healthcare

42009 Victory Lane
Leesburg, Va. 20176
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*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Poplar Springs Hospital

350 Poplar Drive
Petersburg, Va. 23805
Military Admissions Coordinator: 804-518-9509
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*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified


4902 Fitzhugh Avenue
Richmond, Va. 23230


350 Albemarle Ave, SW
Roanoke, Va. 24016

Virginia Beach

324 Southport Circle, Suite 102
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center

1100 First Colonial Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
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*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified