Does Military OneSource Provide Free Counseling?
Military OneSource offers free, confidential, face to face, non-medical counseling to support military service members.
Both active duty military service members, as well as their families, have access to free counseling sessions.
Any activation status will qualify a service member for free counseling, however, the service member must be considered active to some degree in order to qualify.
How Can I Get Started With Military OneSource Counseling?
To schedule face to face non-medical counseling sessions with Military OneSource, you first call a Military OneSource consultant at 800-342-9647. Your Military OneSource consultant will work with you to determine if free counseling sessions are right for you.
If it is determined that free counseling sessions are right for you and or your family, you will be authorized for up to 12 counseling sessions.
Are the Free Counseling Sessions Offered by Military OneSource Confidential?
Free counseling sessions offered by Military OneSource are confidential. They will not affect your career or your spouse's career in any way.
What if I'm Feeling Suicidal, or Am Experiencing Domestic Violence?
Military OneSource free counseling sessions are not the best avenue to discuss the following topics:
Active Suicidal or Homicidal thoughts
Alcohol and Substance Abuse
For more information on the best avenues and resources for these issues, please check here.
Does Military OneSource Cover Marriage Counseling?
Military OneSource provides free marriage counseling to help keep marriages strong and families strong. The challenges of deployments, frequent moves, periods of training and more can bring their fair amount of stress and difficulty into a marriage.
It's important for spouses to take the time for themselves and each other to seek out the free marriage counseling provided by Military OneSource, as it helps improve the chances of a lasting happiness together.
Good Reasons to Take Advantage of free therapy sessions provided by Military OneSource
Military OneSource provides free therapeutic counseling sessions to active duty military personnel and their families because it works. Taking the time to address challenges directly can keep them from becoming major issues.
A few hours of your time now could save your relationships, improve your career, and help you live a more abundant life.
It can also help you avoid a more dramatic situation down the road.
If you'd like to take advantage of Military OneSource Counseling options, contact your Military OneSource benefits consultant today to see if free counseling is right for you.