You are not alone.
- PHP is an Army Reserve specific program. PHP understands the stressors of the Army Reserve Soldiers" responsibilities at civilian job, school, family, work and being a soldier. If you or your family are having behavioral health concerns, we are here to assist. We may also be able to help you find resources for financing, housing, job, family, etc.
- The Psychological Health Program run by USARC's Surgeon Directorate, has points of contacts in each Readiness Division ready to assist you, give them a call. Services are confidential.
How can you tell if you need help?
- Sleep problems – too much, not enough, difficulty falling or staying asleep
- Mood changes - Irritable or angry without knowing why
- Withdrawing from family and friends
- Drinking alcohol or using drugs to help with sleep, anxiety or to forget
- Increase or decrease in eating habits
- Lack of motivation
Who can you talk to?
- Talking to one of our professionals
How does it work?
- If you are thinking about suicide call the crisis hotline now 1-800-273-8255 (press 1 for the service member line)
- Call us – see map for what regional command your unit falls under and who your POC is
- Email us - USARMY.USARC.USARC-HQ.MBX.PSYCHOLOGICAL-HEALTH-PROGRAM@ARMY.MIL
- All calls and emails are confidential
- PHP will assist you in finding resources to assist you
Click for Regional Map and Points of Contacts
Will the Army Reserve pay for it?
- YES…If you have an approved line of duty
- YES…If you are on specific orders that entitle you to care at a military treatment facility
- MAYBE…If the injury occurred or aggravated while in military status as long as there is no other reason for the cause of injury i.e. alcohol or drugs related
- NO…If the injury occurred not on military status
How will care be paid for if the Army Reserve does not pay for it?
- VA - Eligibility varies from soldier to soldier
- Your Insurance
- No insurance – you may qualify for free services through local, state, federal, or private organizations
Am I eligible for a soldier recovery unit?
- Eligibility is a case by case review
- Requires an approved line of duty, unless recommended and approved at a demobilization site
- See DoD Resources on home page
What if I have been referred for a Command Directed Behavioral Health Evaluation (CDBHE)?
- Commanders and supervisors have the authority to order a CDBHE if they believe there is a mental health concern. You must comply
- Your command will set up the appointment at the closest military treatment facility
- Your command may or may not send an escort with you
- Your appointment is confidential but your commander has the right to certain information
- Treatment recommendations
- Fitness for duty