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Psychological Health Program Lookup

National Guardsmen and their families can look up their local ANG PHP contacts for access to confidential psychological health services. Learn more.

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About the Psychological Health Program

Learn about our goals, our vision, and the leadership team that strives to extend mental health support to the National Guard community.

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An Overview of the Psychological Health Program’s Services

The National Guard Psychological Health Program is here for you, with Directors of Psychological Health in every state, territory and the District of Columbia to ensure you receive the care you deserve.

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Getting Help

“I think I need help.” These words can empower change and begin the journey toward self-discovery and healing. If you know you need assistance, don’t wait to ask for help. Contact the Military Crisis Line to connect with a trained counselor with a single phone call or click of a mouse.

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National Guard Kids are Heroes, Too

National Guard kids deserve as much care and support as service members do. Military children face unique challenges from other children.

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Emotional Wellness

Emotional wellness is vital to your overall health. Learn to recognize and take control of negative emotional reactions.

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Spouses and Partners: Loving Someone in the Military

National Guard spouses and partners play an important role in the health and well-being of their service member. Whether it’s maintaining a household or providing emotional support, being a partner to a service member may present greater challenges as well as greater opportunities to be close to one another.

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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.”

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When A Son or Daughter Deploys

Parents can experience a wide range of emotions regarding their son or daughter’s service in the National Guard, from pride in their accomplishments to fear for their safety.

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Family Wellness: Strengthen Your Family Ties

The first support community we join as human beings is our family unit. Service members thrive best with support from their families, and families in turn cope better with their service member’s active participation in helping the family stay strong in the face of unique challenges they face as part of the National Guard community.

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National Guard Families and Friends

Being there for the ones you care about can make a difference in the life of a service member or a member of your family. Learn how to support soldiers, airmen and each other.

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The Pillars of Wellness

Understanding the five areas of resilience can help you achieve resiliency and successfully meet the challenges that many military members experience.

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About Building Healthy Military Communities

The BHMC pilot is a multi-year initiative that aims to better understand unique challenges faced by geographically dispersed service members and their families that may impact their readiness, resiliency and well-being.

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Spiritual Wellness: The Importance of Hope, Connection and Purpose

Spirituality is expressed in many forms, whether tied to a religion, a moral philosophy, or an inherent sense of connectedness with something greater than oneself. In any form, spirituality is always personal.

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Physical Wellness

Service members in the National Guard need to maintain a level of optimal physical performance (after all, that’s what the PT test is for), but that’s not the only reason to be physically fit.

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Returning to Work After You Serve

Your experiences in service as a National Guard member may change you in ways you might not recognize until you are back in your workplace environment. With awareness and preparation, you can ease your way back into the workplace.

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Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse

People who abuse or neglect children come from all ranks, races, religions and income levels. As hard as it can be to imagine, your neighbor, co-worker or even a friend could be an abuser.