Navy Life Hampton Roads VA Resource Guide

a supportive environment and are based on the individual’s needs in reducing stress. Sailors are automatically referred to SAIL by their command, however, a referral can also be made by contacting the Fleet and Family Support Center. The Military Crisis Line is available if you or someone you know is in need of immediate assistance: • Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1 to speak to a crisis responder. • Text 838255 to be connected to a crisis counselor. • Chat online at www.militarycrisisline.net • Contact your local FFSC

FAP Victim Advocate Services

Navy FAP Victim Advocates provide comprehensive support services to help ensure the safety of victims of abuse, assist all family members affected by or involved in the abuse, and help prevent further violence. Victim Advocates assist with safety assessments and safety planning, crisis intervention, education and support, information about rights, referrals to community agencies, accompaniment to investigative agencies, legal appointments and court appearances, and advocate on victim’s behalf. Sailor Assistance and Intercept for Life (SAIL) SAIL is an intervention approach that provides rapid assistance, ongoing risk assessment, care coordination and reintegration assistance for service members identified with a suicide related behavior (SRB). Risk is assessed at key intervals using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) and managed using the Veterans Administration Safety Plan through a series of contacts over 90 days following an SRB. SAIL does not replace mental health services and is not a form of treatment. SAIL case managers maintain contact with Sailors, healthcare providers and command leadership, assisting with care coordination and engaging additional resources as needed. All services are conducted within

New Parent Support Home Visitation Program (NPSHVP) The New Parent Support Home Visitation Program (NPSHVP) is a free support service program designed to meet the needs of expectant active-duty military personnel, their spouses and those families with children under the age of four. The program provides prenatal and parenting skills education to active duty service members and their families. NPSHVP’s primary

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