Courage to Call

(877) MyUSVet, (877) 698-7838

Program Overview

Courage to Call is a new Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) program in San Diego County providing services to those who have served in the Military, Reserves or Guard, and their Families & Loved Ones.

  • Our 24/7 Helpline is entirely staffed by veterans who have recently served in the military who: \r

    • have a first hand understanding of the current rigors of the military & military family life, and transitioning off active duty.
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    • help individuals find mental health information, support, access, and/or referrals throughout the County of San Diego.
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    • link individuals and families to prevention-oriented services and other mental health resources to
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    • help minimize further challenges
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For Helpline information & support, call (877) MyUSVet, (877) 698-7838

  • Our Peer Outreach & Family Support Staff are veterans and military family members who:\r

    • provide outreach services to Veterans, Active Duty Military, Military Reservists, National Guards, Coast Guards, and their Families.
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    • help participants access appropriate mental health services that offer preventive mental health interventions, and refer them as needed.
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    • train community providers & organizations to help them understand the military & military family culture, and their unique mental health issues and needs.
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    • liaison with the San Diego County Vet-Fam Forum, community leaders & organizations to build and maintain linkages to needed resources and services.
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For information about Courage to Call or to arrange for our outreach team to meet with your organization, members, or clientele, call (877) 698-7838.

Funded by the County of San Diego Mental Health Services