With all the different things that are happening in our world today and COVID taking us all by storm, some people may be feeling it harder than others. Many people may be suffering internally and we don’t even know it. There are resources out there that can help.
Military OneSource, both a call center and a website, provides comprehensive information, referral and assistance on every aspect of military life 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to all component members of the Armed Forces, their Family members, and survivors. The Military OneSource program is accessible worldwide via the toll-free telephone number ( 800-342-9647) or the website (https://www.militaryonesource.mil/).
Military OneSource also provides Service members, their Families and survivors access to confidential non-medical counseling on a face-to-face basis in the local community, and also via telephone, secure online chat and video. Moreover, Military OneSource offers financial and tax counseling, specialty consultations (for example, health and wellness coaching, wounded warrior consultations, etc.), educational materials available in a variety of topics and formats, mobile solutions, translation of official documents and simultaneous interpretation in more than 150 languages.
Please check on your families, battle buddies, friends, co-workers, leaders as you may be able to help. Reach out to those you know and refer them to seek counsel. You are not alone! We hear you! We see you!