Free Counseling

There are many resources for servicemembers and their family members to obtain free counseling. Counselors can help you and your family solve issues including:

  • Deployment/Reintegration issues
  • Marriage and Relationship Issues
  • Family Issues
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anger Management
  • Parent and Child Communication
  • Daily Life issues

Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLC) 
Free, anonymous and confidential support to servicemembers and their family members (including their significant other, parents, and grandparents when the issue relates to the servicemember or servicemember's deployment.) Consultants have a duty to report family maltreatment (spouse, child, elder abuse), threats of harm to self or others, substance abuse, and illegal activities. Up to 12 free counseling sessions per issue. Call 507-369-4596 or 509-217-4557 to schedule.

Military One Source
Short-term, non-medical counseling options to servicemembers their families: face-to-face with a counselor in the local area, telephonic consultations, or online consultations using instant messaging. Information you provide to counselors will be kept confidential, except to meet legal obligations or to prevent harm to self or others. Call 800-342-9647

Base Chaplains
Confidential support and guidance are provided for family and relationship issues, grief recovery, personal concerns, spiritual growth and awareness. Call 509-247-2264

Base Mental Health Clinic
Individual counseling, marital counseling, stress management, relaxation training, group therapy, psychological testing. Call 509-247-2731

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - For Air Force civilian employees
Free counseling services, answers to legal and financial questions, alcohol and substance abuse help, assistance with family and relationship issues and much more. Comprehensive program to assist employees in bettering and balancing their lives. Provides numerous referral services, articles and research for such things as elder and child care options, health and wellness, and education and career development. Also offers referral services for every day issues from finding a mechanic, plumber or contractor, to recommendations on school districts, travel, or pet care. When using website, use Registration Code: USAF. 1-800-222-0364

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Free and confidential 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Call for yourself or someone you care about - 800-273-TALK (8255). Veterans may press 1 to be routed to the Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline, or Veterans chat live with a counselor

Offers self-assessments, interactive exercises, and video-based educational tools to help with a wide range of behavioral health topics.


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