Health Services

Mental (Behavioral) Health 

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 988 connects you with a trained crisis counselor who can help.

MacDill Air Force Base Mental Health Services

Our facility offers the following mental health and substance abuse services:

Mental Health Services

The Mental Health (element enhances the health and readiness of the community by providing MH assessment, education, consultation, and treatment services to the beneficiary population through a variety of evidence-based therapeutic modalities.

Service members can be referred in two ways: self-identification and medical referral.

Services are typically a combination of individual and group therapy modalities based on individual needs.

For questions about services, please contact the MH Clinic at 813-827-9170.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment 

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT) program identifies, treats, and manages personnel with substance use disorders to include alcohol, prescription drug, and illicit drug misuse, and other addictive behaviors that negatively affects behavior, duty performance, and/or physical and mental health.

Service members can be referred three ways: self-identification, command referral, and medical referral.

The program’s care components are  preventive outreach, early intervention, outpatient services, aftercare services, and coordination of intensive outpatient/partial hospitalization/residential care.

Services are typically a combination of individual and group therapy modalities based on individual needs.

For questions about services, please contact the ADAPT Clinic at 813-827-9170.

Other Resources

Military & Family Life Counselors: 813-816-3061
Chaplain: 813-828-3621

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
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Contact Us




Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Wednesdays until 10 a.m. for Readiness Training 


Second Floor, located in the back corner of the hallway, past Patient Administration and Referral Management

Mental Health Resources

Veterans Crisis Line

988, Press 1
Text 838255

Europe: 844-702-5495 or DSN 988
Pacific: 844-702-5493 or DSN 988
Asia: 855-422-7719 or DSN 988

Open to all service members and veterans, even if not enrolled in VA benefits or health care. Long distance or overseas charges may apply. Learn More

Military OneSource

Call 1-800-342-9647
InTransition Program
Call 1-800-424-7877 
Live Chat

Psychological Health Resource Center | 24/7

Call 1-866-966-1020
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