Managing Stress and Combat Stress for Servicemembers and Families
Stress isn’t all bad. It can motivate you to change behavior and develop coping skills, especially in military life. However, constant and severe stress often causes health issues and performance problems. Military OneSource provides tips for recognizing and dealing with the symptoms of stress. While Military OneSource does not provide health care services, it does offer non-medical counseling and information about your benefits. If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255, then press 1, or access online chat by texting 838255.
Special Needs Consultations
Special needs consultants through Military OneSource can answer your questions and concerns about the care and education of your child or adult family member with special needs.
Transform Catastrophic Thinking Into Purposeful Action During Times of Crisis
With so much uncertainty and seemingly everything on the line because of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, it is not uncommon to have catastrophizing thoughts.
Follow These Stress Relief Tips
Some stress in your life is healthy. It can motivate you to change behavior and develop skills, especially in military life.
The Importance of Practicing Self-Care During Times of Stress
When stress is high with little relief in sight, taking care of yourself is key so you’ll be there for your loved ones and those you serve.
Health and Wellness Coaching for Teens
Help your teen get on track to good health and fitness. Health and wellness coaching is available for those 13 and older.
6 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress for Families With Special Needs
The holidays are packed with fun, food, festivities and, for some of us, - stress. For families with special needs, the unfamiliar sounds, smells and visitors can sometimes be disruptive. Minimize your stress this holiday season with six simple strategies for keeping your family member engaged and calm. Be prepared and put the fun back into your festivities.
Keeping Joy in the Holidays
The holiday season is a time to celebrate and enjoy family and festivities. While family gatherings, gift shopping and social activities can be fun, they also might leave you feeling overwhelmed. We would like to help make this holiday season peaceful and joyful for you and your family.
Self-injury is deliberate harm inflicted on a person's own body. It may include cutting or burning the skin, preventing wounds from healing, slamming fists or other parts of the body against hard objects or pulling out hair.
How to Deal With Combat Stress
Combat stress reactions are natural responses of the body and brain to the extreme stress of combat. Sometimes a threat is so prolonged or intense that it causes a "stress injury."