If you need immediate help, please call 911 or the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 and press 1

FAQ

What is the Real Warriors Campaign?

The Real Warriors Campaign is an official Department of Defense initiative through the Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCoE). The campaign aims to reduce the stigma of psychological health concerns and encourage service members, veterans and their families to reach out for care.

Our website features articles on topics like preparing for deployments, stress, anger, sleep, benefits, finances and more. The campaign website also features videos of real service members sharing their inspirational stories.

For more information, see our About Us page.
How can the campaign help me?

The campaign can connect you with care for any psychological health concern and provides free, confidential educational resources including online articles, print materials, and videos.

How can I get involved?

Visit our Become an Advocate page to learn how you can help spread the message that reaching out is a sign of strength. Connecting with the campaign on social media (Facebook and Twitter) and helping to share resources helps keep our military community healthy and mission ready.

Where can I find help?

Talking about psychological health can be challenging, but by getting help early you can stay mission ready. To confidentially speak with trained health resource consultants 24/7, contact the Psychological Health Resource Center at 866-966-1020 or use the Real Warriors Live Chat.

In an emergency, call 911 or the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 and press 1.

What can I do to help a family member, friend or fellow warrior?

Offering support to a friend, family member, or fellow warrior living with a psychological health concern can have a positive impact. It is important to listen to them and encourage them to seek help especially if you think someone may be a risk to themselves or others.

For additional ways to help, contact the Psychological Health Resource Center at 866-966-1020 to confidentially speak with trained health resource consultants 24/7. If someone you know is in a crisis, call 911 or the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 and press 1.

For more resource options, visit our Find Care pages

If you have additional questions, please email us.