Mental Health Phone: (605) 385-3656 Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
The office is closed every 3rd Wednesday afternoon.
Active Duty Airmen who would like to see a mental health provider, please call (605) 385-3656. If you call after-hours (between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m.) and receive a recording, please listen to the message to receive directions on how and where to get help. If it is an emergency, dial 911. Mental health services are provided to civilians through their insurance company. In most cases, military dependents may self-refer for mental health outpatient care, but depending on who you are and which plan you're using, you'll have more specific rules to follow. The United Healthcare information line can be reached at (877) 988-WEST (9378). To access the United Healthcare wesbite for more information please click here. For domestic violence and child abuse or neglect reporting, call (605) 385-3660 during duty hours. After duty hours call the 28th Security Forces Squadron (605) 385-4001, or 911 if an emergency.
Services offered through the 28th Medical Group Mental Health Clinic:
> Mental health treatment (Active Duty only) > Substance abuse prevention, assessment, and treatment (Active Duty only) > Domestic violence and child abuse/neglect prevention and intervention (Active Duty & Civilian) > Prevention classes and groups (Active Duty and Civilian)
Chaplain Website: Click Here
To speak with a Chaplain during duty hours call (605) 385-1598
For after duty hours, call the Command Post at (605) 385-3800
The Ellsworth Air Force Base Chapel offers a variety of services, including: > Pastoral, Spiritual and Faith-based counseling > Family, Individual and Crisis counseling
All communications with the Chapel are 100% confidential and protected by the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Family Life Consultants Phone: (605) 351-6931
Licensed counselors available to assist Airmen and their families with non-medical, short term counseling with life skill problems, including relationship issues, communications and parenting.
They also offer help in dealing with difficulties associated with the military lifestyle. All counseling provided by the MFLCs is confidential except in situations involving harm to one self or others.
Family Readiness Center Phone: (605) 385-4663 Website: Click here Assisting the Ellsworth community with personal and family readiness, financial counseling, job search and career assistance, relocation assistance, information and referral, volunteer resources, transition assistance, and family life education.
Woman, Infants and Children Program
The Woman, Infants and Children program provides nutrition education, counseling, referrals, breastfeeding support and healthy food choices based on individual needs. Eligible individuals are postpartum, pregnant and breastfeeding women. Infants and children up to the age of five years are also eligible.
The Ellsworth Air Force Base Woman, Infants and Children office is located in Bldg. 6010 across the parking lot from the medical clinic and opposite the veterinary clinic.
Contact us at 385-3465 to see if you are eligible.
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
What is the definition of Sexual Assault?
You can find the definition of Sexual Assault by visiting the Air Force SAPR website by clicking here.
For more information about sexual assualt, Ellsworth's Sexual Assault Response Coordinator program, or to report an incident of sexual assault, contact the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office at (605) 385-7272.
Military One Source Military OneSource offers three kinds of short-term, non-medical counseling options to active-duty and their families--face-to-face, telephone, and online. Military OneSource counseling services are designed to provide help with short-term issues such as adjustment to situational stressors, stress management, decision making, communication, grief, blended-family issues, and parenting-skills issues. Each eligible service member or family member may receive up to 12 sessions, per issue, per counselor at no cost.
AfterDeployment.org Wellness resources for the military community; Outreach Center; Resources for Stress, Families & Relationships, Anxiety, Depression; Videos, Forums; Workshops
Ellsworth Air Force Base personnel now have the opportunity to take free and anonymous mental health and alcohol use self-assessments.
These screening surveys are designed so you can review your situation with regard to some of the more common mental health issues. The screening will not provide a diagnosis, but it will tell you whether or not you have symptoms that are consistent with a condition or concern that would benefit from further evaluation or treatment.
If you are an active duty military member and would like further assessment/treatment, please call the Ellsworth AFB Mental Health Clinic at (605) 385-3656. To take an anonymous, web-based screening, click here.
Air Combat Command, under its enduring goal and key priority to develop and care for Airmen and their families, has embraced a continued approach that empowers Airmen to create balance and allows them to thrive in their professional and personal lives. The four key pillars of Comprehensive Airman Fitness are: physical, social, mental and spiritual. This holistic approach focuses on developing positive behaviors that equip and enable Airmen to make smarter, safer choices.
Approaching life's challenges in a positive way by demonstrating self-control, stamina and good character with choices and actions; seeking help and offering help.
Performing and excelling in physical activities that require aerobic fitness, endurance, strength, flexibility and body composition derived through exercise, nutrition and training.
Developing and maintaining trusted, valued friendships that are personally fulfilling and foster good communication, including exchange of ideas, views and experiences.
Strengthening a set of beliefs, principles or values that sustain an individual's sense of well-being and purpose. Spiritual fitness is about having a sense of purpose and meaning in your life. It's essential to an individual's resiliency as esprit de corps is vial to a unit's mission accomplishment. It includes but not limited to worldviews, religious faith, sense of purpose, sense of connectedness, values, ethics and morals.
For more information on this valuable program, please visit ACC's Comprehensive Airman Fitness webpage by clicking here.
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