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Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health Manager: 571-205-5095
Victim Advocate Hotline: 202-439-6038

The National Capital Area is a fast-paced, congested area with a high cost of living. As a result, Marines and their families may experience stressors related to transitions to new working environments, neighborhoods, schools, or post-deployment impact on relationships, family communication and reintegration. Licensed mental health professionals are available to assist families, couples, and individuals with the stresses of adjusting to a new environment. Relationship and interpersonal issues and other non-medical concerns are addressed in short-term individual, marital and family counseling for adults and children, and workshops for issues such as anger management, stress management and couples communication. The program also includes parent education and support, crisis intervention, domestic abuse and child abuse intervention and support, victim advocacy for victims of domestic violence, and treatment groups to address issues related to spouse and child maltreatment.

Programs within Behavioral Health include the Community Counseling Program (CCP), the Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC) Program, the Family Advocacy Program (FAP), which includes Victim Advocate services, the New Parent Support Program and Prevention and Education workshops and unit training, and the Substance Abuse Counseling program.

Program information, Command training, program briefs and support for unit or installation events are available upon request by calling the Behavioral Health Branch Manager at 703-693-0643, the Family Advocacy Manager at 703-693-3845, or the Substance Abuse Program Manager at 703-614-8961/62. Please call our main Behavioral Health Program phone number at 703-614-7204 or the program managers listed above for additional information about program services.

Individuals may contact the 24/7 Victim Advocate Hotline at 202-439-6038 for Domestic Violence information and support.

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