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Emotional Dimension

Because emotions drive how we approach challenges and problem solving, emotional control is critical to the development and sustainment of resilience and psychological health.

What type of provider do you need?

Finding an appropriate behavioral health provider can be confusing at times. Does it have to be a “doctor” and why can some “doctors” prescribe medications and others can’t? Get tips to help you decide.

Once you know what type of provider you need to see, finding one locally that knows how to treat your symptoms, understands effects of military life, and is covered by your insurance can be daunting. Your Psychological Health Coordinator or Director of Psychological Health can help, or you can search through your insurance company’s website and other sources as listed under QUICK LINKS to the right.

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services provides responses from crisis counselors within 5 minutes to those who text "4hope" to 741 741.  Data usage is free and the number does not appear on your phone bill.  This is available for individuals of any age. 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
800-273-TALK (8255) press 1 (Text 838255)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)

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