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).

Chill Drills

Chill Drills segments Tuning In, Releasing Stress, Easing Back Pain, Getting to Sleep & Music to Chill By. Stress relief drills help slow heart rate, lower blood pressure and reduce stress hormones. Practicing these drills regularly, can lower baseline stress level and support dealing with future stress.

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.


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

A photo-sharing service that encourages the military community to support their peers. Upload photos to the Wall, salute photos and access 24/7 military resources. Check out the Wall from any device at

Recommended Wellness Apps

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Sen$e is a free Department of Defense app, full of personal finance information for Military service members and their families. Sen$e provides a wealth of information, with interactive features to help increase your financial confidence. Take the Sen$e Challenges to test your sense of personal finance topics. Exercise your brain with fun financial games. The tool is designed to deliver military and family members what they need, when they need it (be sure to use the $ as shown to search for the app).

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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.


Military BRAT Art Camp-BRATS Without Borders

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

Military Kids Connect

Military Tutor

Sesame Street for Military Families

Coming home/after deployment/transition


Confidential coaching program specializing in assisting active duty service members, National Guard members, reservists, veterans and retirees who need access to mental health care when relocating to another assignment, returning from deployment, transitioning from military service and any other time mental health care may be needed.

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

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


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

Wounded Warrior Resource Center


Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program
DoD-wide effort to promote the well-being of National Guard and Reserve members, their families and communities, by connecting them with resources throughout the deployment cycle.

Crisis resources

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Phone: 988

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
1-877-4AID-VET (424.3838)

Sexual Assault


Survivor Outreach Services

Casualty Assistance:
Army: 800-626-3317
Navy: 800-368-3202
Air Force: 800-525-0102
Marine Corps: 800-847-1597
Coast Guard: 202-493-1931

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

800-959-TAPS (8277)

VA Caregiver Support Line

Veterans Crisis Line

988 then press 1



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

Hire Our Heros

Hire Our Heroes stands ready to assist veterans looking for a new career or employers who are eager to hire skilled professionals!

Va Department of Veteran Affairs

Va Department of Veteran Services

Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)



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

Building Healthy Relationships

Military OneSource virtual consultation offers a variety of tracks that are customized to different relationship dynamics. Learn more about the tracks or call 800-342-9647.

Mission: Healthy Families

1-877-285-1299 ext.2
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.

Soldier and Family Readiness

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Strong Bonds
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.


Financial Counselor Virginia National Guard Headquarters

Virginia National Guard Headquarters
8000 Jefferson Davis Highway, Bldg 430
Richmond, VA 23297

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Military OneSource

Military OneSource is a DoD-funded program for active duty, National Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status) veterans one-year post-separation, wounded warriors, and their ID-card holding family members. Military OneSource offers free educational services and resources so you can prepare for a financially secure future.

Virginia National 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 Foundation, Inc.

Virginia National Guard Headquarters
Mullins Armory
5901 Beulah Rd
Sandston, VA 23150
(804) 316-3348
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Grief and loss

Domani for Grief

Domani for Grief provides grief support, honest conversation and a heartfelt community through resources and information available to begin the healing process. You can explore courses, read blogs, join live events and sign-up for their monthly newsletter.

The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family. or call 877-969-0010

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

800-959-TAPS (8277)
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.

Understanding Grief – Articles and Resources

What’s Your Grief

What’s Your Grief promotes grief education, exploration and expression in both practical and creative ways by providing resources related to understanding and coping with grief and loss, guidance on how to help a grieving friend or family member, online courses about grief and supporting someone who’s grieving, resources, education and training for grief counselors, volunteers and other professions in related fields, a podcast about grief, and a support community.

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 Gregg-Adams Kenner Army Health Clinic

700 24th Street, Bldg 8130
Fort Gregg-Adams, 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

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


Cumberland Hospital

9407 Cumberland Road
New Kent, Va. 23124

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Free Health Clinics

The website provides a directory for a free clinic in your area.

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center

301 Fort Lane
Portsmouth, Va. 23704

*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health

860 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Newport News Behavioral Health Center

17579 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, Va.

*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

North Spring Behavioral Healthcare

42009 Victory Lane
Leesburg, Va. 20176

*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Poplar Springs Hospital

350 Poplar Drive
Petersburg, Va. 23805
Military Admissions Coordinator: 804-518-9509

*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center

1100 First Colonial Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454

*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified

Virginia Department of Health

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

Military related

Department of Veterans Services

Give an Hour
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.

Military OneSource

Military OneSource is your 24/7 connection to information, answers and support to   help you reach your goals, overcome challenges and thrive. Military OneSource is a DoD-funded program for active duty, National Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status) veterans one-year post-separation, wounded warriors, and their ID-card holding family members. Military OneSource offers a wide range of individualized consultations, coaching and non-medical counseling for many aspects of military life. or call 800-342-9647

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

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

TRICARE Website:

This site assists in identifying both in and out of network TRICARE providers who offer a wide variety of medical specialty care. Searches can be done by location and specialty. The website can be found at

Virginia Veterans and Family Support

1-877-285-1299 ext. 2

VA Transition and Care Management Program

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:

More services


Free and confidential service directory.

Checkpoint One

Equine therapy, stress management, trauma and post traumatic growth management on 33 acre farm.

Community Service Boards

The 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.

Hunger Hotline

Connects you with a local food pantry or partner agency.

Sexual assault

Action Alliance

Sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, IPV

DoD Safe HelpRoom
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
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.

U.S. DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
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

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.

I Need a LightHouse

A depression and suicide education awareness program

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Suicide: Finding Hope

Vet centers

Vet Centers are “community-based counseling centers that provide a wide range of social and psychological services, including professional readjustment counseling to eligible Veterans, active duty service members, including National Guard and Reserve components, and their families” The centers are operated through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Locator:


6940 South Kings Highway #204
Alexandria, Va. 22310

Nationwide Facilities

*Patriot Support Program – Tricare Certified


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


4902 Fitzhugh Avenue
Richmond, Va. 23230


350 Albemarle Ave, SW
Roanoke, Va. 24016

Virginia Beach

324 Southport Circle, Suite 102
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452