Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Mental Health Resources

Washington, DC Metro Area

Washington DC VA Medical Center


50 Irving Street, NW

Washington, DC 20422

202-745-8000 / 877-328-2621

Mental Health Clinic

1st Floor, 1D107

202-745-8000 ext. 58577

Washington DC Vet Center


1296 Upshur Street NW

Washington, DC 20011

202-726-5212 or 202-463-0943

Washington DC Department of Behavioral Health


1-888-7WE-HELP (1-888-793-4357) anytime to connect with a mental health or substance use disorder

Provider located near you. You also can call the substance use disorder Assessment and Referral Center at 202-727-8473 Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to schedule an appointment or walk in without an appointment at 75 P Street, NE, Washington, DC.



Provides education and support for individual living with a mental health condition. Offering various classes and peer-to-peer support groups.

422 8th Street SE

Washington, DC 20003



National Capital Region

Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easter Seals



The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easter Seals provides high-quality, accessible, and integrated behavioral health care to veterans and their families or caregivers. The no or low-cost services are available to any person who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role or discharge status.

Boulder Crest Retreat


BCR exists to solve the mental health crisis and to heal our military members, veterans, and their families dealing with PTSD and combat-related stress, so they can live productive, fulfilling, and service-oriented lives at home.

Melwood: Operation Tohidu


Melwood Veteran Services’ Operation: Tohidu retreats are held at Melwood’s Retreat & Recreation Center located in a peaceful and secluded area of southern Maryland. The retreats are designed for veterans and active duty military suffering from the effects of service-related trauma to help them overcome obstacles to their recovery and support their successful reintegration into their homes and communities. It is a program run ty veterans for veterans.

National Programs

Give an Hour


Give an Hour provides care and support for those who otherwise might not receive it by harnessing the skill, expertise and generosity of volunteer mental health professionals across the country.



Headstrong has developed an evidence-based, cost-free, stigma-free, and frictionless mental health treatment program for post-9/11 military veterans.

Wounded Warrior Project


Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families.



Online tool to locate treatment facilities and services nationwide.


Vets4Warriors provides 24-7 live answer, personalized, confidential and peer support by veterans. For more information call 1-855-838-8255 or visit www.Vets4Warriors.com. Live Chat anytime (via website or Social Media) Peers represent all services and all conflicts.

2U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Crisis Line provides confidential chat at VeteransCrisisLine.net or text to 838255. VA responders are standing by 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide confidential support by phone, online chat, or text. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can also connect with responders through TTY service by calling 1-800-799-4889. Reach OUT, It MATTERS, call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1.

America Serves Practice 360

America Serves Practice 360 is a collective, community-based learning network fueled by innovation and emerging practice. Over 14 communities across five regions represent an interconnected practice made up of groups of people who share a passion for serving military connected families. For more information visit www.AmericaServes.org.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Coaching into Care – Educating and empowering families and friends seeking care or services for a veteran. Make a confidential call today at 1-888-823-7458 or visit www.MakeTheConnection.net.

Recovery is possible. MAKE THE CONNECTION.

Real Warriors

Real Warriors provides DVDs and Videos which shows the impact of mental illness. For more information visit www.realwarriors.net.

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