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Pierce County
Mental Health

Everyday Health

Members of our armed services face an increased risk of mental health conditions like PTSD, depression, and substance use disorder. Stressors like the transition into civilian life can lead to worsening symptoms and present barriers to accessing health care. Here’s how to navigate your options.

Veteran and Military Member Mental Health Guide | Everyday Health

Federal Way Vet Center

32020 32nd Ave. S., Federal Way, WA 98001


Hours:  Mon:  7:30-6:00pm

             Tues:  7:30-6:00pm

             Wed:  7:30-6:00pm

             Thu:    7:30-6:00pm

              Fri:     7:30-4:30pm

              Sat:    Closed

              Sun:   Closed

Head Strong:

Headstrong provides at no expense, confidential and stigma-free
mental health treatment for military members, veterans, and their families
regardless of service era or discharge.

Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide those living with Alzheimer's and dementia with care that is tailored to their unique needs. Memory care can take place in its own facility or as part of a designated wing of another residential care community.

Staff members of memory care units or facilities undergo specialized training in caring for those with memory impairment, and the facilities often coordinate social activities and schedules specifically for the needs of those living with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Military Health System

The Military Health System is one of America’s largest and most complex health care institutions, and the world’s preeminent military healthcare delivery operation. Our MHS saves lives on the battlefield, combats infectious disease around the world, and is responsible for providing health services through both Direct CareDirect care refers to military hospitals and clinics, also known as “military treatment facilities” and “MTFs.”direct care and private sector care to approximately 9.6 million beneficiaries, composed of uniformed service members, military retirees, and family members.

The MHS enables the National Defense Strategygoes to the website by providing a Medically Ready Force, a Ready Medical Force, and improving the health of all those entrusted to its care. We are more than combat medicine. The MHS is a complex system that weaves together

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Tacoma Vet Center

4916 Center Street, Tacoma, WA 98409


Hours:  Mon:  8:00-4:30pm

             Tue:   8:00-4:30pm

             Wed:  8:00-4:30pm

             Thu:   8:00-4:30pm

             Fri:     8:00-4:30pm

             Sat:    Closed

             Sun:   Closed

WDVA PTSD Program:

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs maintains a one-of-a-kind, state-funded outreach/counseling program designed to provide confidential counseling services to Washington State veterans and family members.

BIPOC Community

Mental Health Resources for the BIPOC Community (

Virtual Mental Health Resources (BIPOC)

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders


Black and African American


Latinx and Hispanic


Native and Indigenous

Several organizations offer free sessions and financial help for those who need it. You can also consult the guide to Free Online Therapy to find out more.


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