What prevents soldiers from receiving mental health assistance in the army?

Administration. This is not a medical question. This needs to be addressed to the administrative component of the military.
Stigma/ Avoidance. The military has worked very hard to destigmatize getting mental health care. Many soldiers, sailors, airmen or marines are concerned about the stigma of having a mental health disorder. Some are worried that their mental health disorder would render them unfit for continued service. Avoidance (including avoidance of treatment) can be a hallmark sx of post traumatic stress disorder. The reason.