Behavioral Health is dedicated to providing services to assist active duty and their family members in coping and managing personal, professional and family challenges through counseling, supportive services, advocacy and prevention and education. Our compassionate staff strives to encourage and empower our community by helping to create and maintain healthy relationship and life skills. Behavioral Health is responsible for providing resources that facilitate and integrate training, rapid identification and referral for resources, prevention and treatment services to respond to the complex needs of Marines and their families. As a united effort, Behavioral Health ensures that sufficient program advocacy and accountability occurs both internally within the Marine Corps and through external Department of Defense elements.

Victim Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)


The Marine Corps executes a professional Victim and Witness Assistance Program in order to reduce the trauma, frustration and inconvenience by victims and witnesses of crime, inform victims of their statutory rights and assist victim and witness understanding of the military justice process.


A person who has suffered direct physical, emotional or pecuniary harm as a result of the commission of a crime committed in violation of the UCMJ/another law jurisdiction if any portion of investigation is conducted primary by a DoD Component.


A person who has information or evidence about a crime and provides that knowledge to a DoD Component representative regarding an offense within the investigative jurisdiction of a DoD Component.


VWAP Flyers (PDF, 1.1mb)

Behavioral Health

Bldg. 218

Mon-Fri 7:30am–4pm

(760) 577-6533
(760) 577-6195

Important Numbers

SAPR 24/7 Support Line
(760) 577-6036

DoD SAFE Helpline
(877) 995-5247

FAP 24/7 Hotline
(760) 577-6484

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)

National Hotline for Victims of Sexual Assault
(800) 656-4673

National Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
(800) 273-TALK(8255)

Military One Source 24/7
(800) 342-9647

Civilian Victim Advocate
(760) 577-6533 730am-4pm

MCCS Barstow