Everyone reacts to stress and traumatic experiences differently. While some have reactions that can be seen as normal responses to life events, others may experience signs or symptoms of more serious conditions.
Mental health and substance use conditions can affect anyone; you are not alone
. The Military Health System has many resources available to help those who need it.
If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat at 988Lifeline.org
. 988 connects you with a trained crisis counselor who can help.
Kenner Army Health Clinic Mental Health Services
Our facility offers the following mental health services:
- Therapy (including individual and group psychotherapy and medication management)
- Substance Use Disorder Clinical Care services
- Child, Adolescent, and Family Behavioral Health services (for dependents under 18 y/o)
- Family Advocacy Program - Clinical services
For active duty service members, most visits are self-referred, with occasional command-directed appointments.
- For ADSMs experiencing an acute crisis, the clinic has walk-in services available Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m – 4 p.m. If there is an acute emergency outside of duty hours or a higher level of care is required, the ADSM will refer to the nearest emergency room or call 911.
Note that retirees and adult family members may access behavioral health services through the TRICARE network.
What TRICARE Covers
TRICARE covers medically and psychologically necessary mental health and substance use care. This includes both inpatient and outpatient care.
Getting Mental Health Care
See a Complete List of Covered Services