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Peer to Peer – The Essentials

Sometimes, talking to a peer who’s shared many of your experiences can help you discover new solutions and make the most of your military life. Take advantage of Military OneSource peer-to-peer specialty consultations to discuss personal or career aspirations or challenges of military life.

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My MilLife Guide

Boost your well-being with eight weeks of tips, resources and tools texted right to you.

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Education – The Essentials

Whether you’re looking into your own education options or want information for someone in your family, the professional education consultants at Military OneSource can help connect you to a wide variety of resources.

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The New Parent Support Program

The New Parent Support Program helps military parents, including expectant parents, transition successfully into parenthood and provides a nurturing environment for their children.

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Confidential Non-Medical Counseling Services

This brief webinar provides an overview of Military OneSource no-cost confidential non-medical counseling, including how the consultant helps find the counselor that meets your needs and schedule.. …
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Suicide Prevention – The Essentials

Suicide is a serious concern in the military community. If you are in crisis, or you know someone who is, there are immediate resources available to support you or your loved ones. The Military Crisis Line connects those in need to a trained counselor with a single phone call or click of a mouse. This confidential, immediate help is available 24/7 at no cost to active-duty, Guard and reserve members, their families and friends. Contact the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255, then press 1, or access online chat by texting 838255.

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Help Improve Support for Families with Special Needs

Families with special needs can offer feedback about their recent experiences with the Exceptional Family Member Program Family Support services by using the EFMP Family Support Feedback Tool.

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Elder Care Support Programs

In your role as guardian to an aging loved one, you may have heard about two programs that can reduce healthcare costs and stabilize an aging parent – The Department of Veterans Affairs Aid and Attendance benefit and Medicaid waiver programs.

Confidential Non-medical Counseling Provides Support

Everyone struggles at one time or another to cope with the pressures of life. For military families, those pressures may be complicated by frequent moves, deployments and separations from loved ones. The Department of Defense makes free, confidential non-medical counseling available to service members and their families to work on issues.

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Domestic Abuse: Military Reporting Options

Deciding whether to report domestic abuse can be difficult. Victims of domestic abuse may feel confused, alone or afraid to get help. If your partner is abusive, knowing your reporting options may help you decide what’s best for you and your family.

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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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Military OneSource’s New MilParent Specialty Consultation

If you’re getting ready to welcome a new baby or are currently parenting a young child, you may be ready to lean on your support system. Parenting is an adventure – but it’s not one to be taken alone. New military parents need back-up from their family, friends, unit and the entire military community.

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Non-Medical Counseling for Youth Now Available by Video

School closures and the general uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus disease 2019 have affected families everywhere. Children and teenagers who feel isolated from friends and activities may experience a particularly hard time.

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Make Your Marriage Stronger

Marriages require maintenance and good communication to keep them healthy and strong. Still, sometimes your hard work isn’t enough. You may need the perspective and insight of a professional to guide you towards a solution.

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Non-medical Counseling – Resources

Military life requires strength, resilience and resourcefulness – and just about everyone, service members and family members alike, could use a little support from time to time to stay emotionally healthy and at your best. With. …

Promise

At Military OneSource, this is our promise to you and here are some of the ways that we can help you to be mission ready, secure your homefront and find rest and relaxation. Military OneSource connects you to your best MilLife.

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Keeping Your Relationship Strong – The Essentials

Relationships take effort and attention, and that’s especially true of military relationships when frequent moves, long separations and additional stress are parts of the equation.