Health Services

Mental (Behavioral) Health & Substance Use

Everyone reacts to stress and traumatic experiences differently, and while some have reactions that can be seen as normal responses to life events, others may experience signs or symptoms of more serious conditions.

Mental health and substance use disorders can affect anyone; you are not alone. The Military Health System has many resources available to help those who need it.

If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988, or chat at 988 connects you with a trained crisis counselor who can help.

Our facility offers the following mental health services:

What TRICARE Covers

TRICARE covers medically and psychologically necessary mental health and substance use care. This includes both inpatient and outpatient care.

Getting Mental Health Care
See a Complete List of Covered Services

Military Health System Programs and Resources

Military Crisis Line

Call, text or chat with the Military Crisis Line which provides free support for all service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, and all veterans, even if they are not registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs or enrolled in VA health care.

  • Call: 988, option #1
  • Text: 838255

Military OneSource

Military OneSource provides comprehensive information, resources and assistance for every aspect of military life as well as access to confidential Military Family Life Counselors in your community. Military OneSource also provides resources so you can manage stress and access benefits and tools to help you stay strong in body and mind. This page provides access to self-care mobile applications developed by DOD, VA and other partners. All mobile applications are free and for iOS and/or Android devices.

Visit or call 1-800-342-9647.

InTransition Program

The inTransition Program is a free, confidential program that provides specialized coaching assistance for service members, National Guard members, reservists, veterans, and retirees who need access to mental health care during a transition period (i.e., relocation, return from deployment, transitioning out of active duty) or any other time they need a new mental health provider, or need a provider for the first time. Visit or call 1-800-424-7877.

Real Warriors Campaign

The Real Warriors Campaign aims to break down the stigma associated with mental health care and encourages service members to reach out for help when they need it. Find articles with support resources, along with video profiles featuring service members and veterans.


Health Resources

Veterans Crisis Line

Call: 988 and press 1
Text: 838255

Military OneSource

Call 1-800-342-9647

InTransition Program

Call 1-800-424-7877
Live Chat

Psychological Health Resource Center | 24/7

Call 1-866-966-1020

Contact Us


Mental Health Suite
(619) 532-5761 / (619) 532-9225
Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP)
Nurse Advice Line
1-800-Tricare, Option #1


Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Closed weekends, federal holidays, and training days


Bldg. 6, 1st Floor
34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA 92134


Europe: 844-702-5495 or DSN 988
Pacific: 844-702-5493 or DSN 988
Asia: 855-422-7719 or DSN 988

Related Links

TRICARE | Mental Health Care | Mental Health is Health Care
Psychological Health Center of Excellence
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
National Institute of Mental Health
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
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