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U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve


U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

Augment. Support. Reinforce.

2000 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA 70114
Combat Operational Stress Control (COSC)


Military One Source
- Help with child care, personal finances, emotional support during deployments, relocation information, or special needs resources.

Marine Corps Behavioral Health Information Network (BHIN): BIHN is a web-based clearinghouse for the latest printed and electronic information and other resources for Marines and families concerning behavioral health. These free educational materials will assist units and installation support services in their efforts to educate the military community about building resiliency, recognizing stress reactions and determining the need for help. The materials are available in print and media form to include brochures, wallet cards, posters, workbooks, Quick Series and DVDs and will be delivered to your location.

Marine Corps Family Teambuilding
- MCFTB provides educational resources and services to foster personal growth and enhance the readiness of Marine Corps families.

Navy Lifelines
- Quality of Life information and services to Active and Reserve Marines, Sailors, and family members.

Navy & Marine Corps Relief Society
- Financial, educational and other assistance to members of the Navy/Marine Corps, eligible family members, and survivors.

- Provides Marines, Sailors, and families with resources, education, training, personal contacts, and services to manage the challenges of military service.

DSTRESS: (877) 476-7734
     -For any stress related issues including work, personal, relationship, financial and family
     -Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
     -Anonymous counseling provided by trained professionals
     -Exclusively for Marines, their families and loved ones
     -A service provided by the Marine Corps

National Suicide Hot Line: (800) 273-TALK (8255) 24 hours, 7 days a week

Operational Stress Control and Readiness (OSCAR): Trains teams of leaders, Marines, medical and religious ministry personnel at the unit level to recognize and assist Marines impacted by combat and operational stress problems as early as possible. OSCAR also embeds mental health assets into infantry divisions and regiments throughout the deployment cycle. Stress impacts all people in some way, and when the impact reduces readiness, addressing it early, utilizing OSCAR concepts, allows Marines to get back to full readiness quicker.

Psychological Health Outreach: Information to follow!

- The Real Warriors Campaign is an initiative launched by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) to promote the processes of building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families. Please feel free to read the Real Warriors Overview

MFR Chaplain
- Provides ministry that enhances the moral, personal and spiritual growth of the MARFORRES personnel and, whenever practical, the pastoral care and counseling of personnel and their dependents.

Reserve Component Personnel: Selected Marine Corps Reserve (SMCR) Marines and Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) Marines returning from deployment are contacted by a licensed clinician from the Psychological Health Outreach Program (PHOP) team, once a month for three months. The goal is to identify combat operational stress problems early, to ensure that deactivated Marines are successfully reintegrated with their families and communities and personnel are made aware of resources available to assist them. IRR Marines are contacted periodically for an additional nine months by MCIRSA.

EST: (978) 796-3633

PST: (650) 244-9806 ext. 1503

Health Care Provider

Dental Care Provider

Soldiers and Sailors Relief Act
- If you're a reserve component service member called to active duty, you're protected by a law that can save you some legal problems.

Marine Leaders Guide: Leaders Guide for Managing Marines in Distress is a tool to help leaders and Marines control as many unnecessary stressors as possible. It covers 16 high-risk, low-frequency issues that leaders face, including combat stress, financial problems, mental health problems, substance abuse, and others with what to look for, what to do and not do and how to follow up.

The Naval Center for Combat and Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC): is a U.S. Navy Medicine organization established to promote psychological health in the Navy and Marine Corps. It is a culturally relevant center that leverages sound medical knowledge to improve resilience, preserve psychological health, improve care for Sailors, Marines and their families and facilitate Navy Medicine research efforts on psychological health and traumatic brain injury.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
- Promotes cooperation and understanding between Reserve component members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee's military commitment.

American Red Cross
- The nation's premier emergency response organization.

America Supports You
- Provides opportunities for citizens to show their support for the U.S. Armed Forces.

Wounded Warrior Regiment:
The Wounded Warrior Regiment provides and facilitates non-medical care to combat and non-combat wounded, ill and injured Marines, and sailors attached to or in direct support of Marine units and their family members in order to assist them as they return to duty or transition to civilian life. We serve active, reserve and veteran Marines. 

National Center for PTSD

VA Mental Health

Vet Centers:
The aim is to help U.S. Veterans and others through research, education, and training on trauma and PTSD. The Center s are located across the US and surrounding territories. Services focus on making a successful transition from military to civilian life and include: Individual and group counseling, marital and family counseling, bereavement counseling, medical & benefits referrals, employment counseling and more.

1.800.905.4675 – Eastern business hours 1.866.496.8838 – Pacific business hours

Mental Health Screening

Give an Hour

Defense Center of Excellence

National Center for PTSD: The Center helps U.S. Veterans and others through research, education, and training on trauma and PTSD.

FOCUS Project: Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS): FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) provides resiliency training to military families with injuries or multiple deployments, to improve family communication and function. It teaches practical skills to meet the challenges of parental combat operational stress injuries and combat-related physical injuries and reintegration, to communicate and solve problems effectively, and to successfully set goals together and create a shared family story.

Phone 310.794.2482 and

The Brain Line

National Resource Directory

Military Health System

After Deployment

SAPR Contact