Chantal shepherd
172nd AW Director of Psychological Health
 Office: 601-405-8418 
Cell: 601-668-8858
After-hours crisis line: 1-800-273-8255

Chantal shepherd, the 172nd Airlift Wing's Directors of Psychological Health, is available for:


- Assessments and referrals for Airmen 

- Consultation to leadership/supervisors on psychological health issues

- Education and briefings (i.e. resiliency, suicide prevention, stress management, relationship building, change management)

- Deployment support

- Crisis/disaster response intervention

eight Positive coping strategies

Resiliency Tools to manage your mental health

Local Veteran Health Administration (VA) Medical Centers and Regional Offices

Vet Centers  Biloxi and Jackson

Promoting Health and Happiness (resilience)

Military and Veterans Crisis Line phone number: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) Option 1

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS): 800-959-TAPS (8277)

Military One Source: 1-800-342-9647

ANG Suicide  Prevention Website:

AF Resiliency Website:

Warrior Resilience and Fitness Division:

Give an Hour:

Wingman Online:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:

Additional Financial and Support Resources and Information