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Relationship Support for Your Service Member

Although everyone hopes for a happily-ever-after romance, all couples are bound to experience conflict from time to time. Military couples in particular have unique pressures that most civilians do not have to deal with. In fact, relationship issues are the top reason service members and their families seek non-medical counseling support through Military OneSource.

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Meet the Team Behind Military OneSource’s Call Center

As the one source to connect you to your best MilLife, Military OneSource provides both a robust website full of information and a call center with a team of friendly professionals standing ready to assist you with any need you have. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by telephone and online to help you with everyday life and your biggest milestones.

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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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Understanding the Americans With Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act has been protecting disabled people’s civil rights for more than 25 years, making sure they have the same opportunities as everyone else to be part of everyday American life.

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Foster Parenting and Military Adoption

Military families who adopt or foster provide loving homes to children who need them. Learning about adopting or fostering while in the military will help you support your loved ones as they go through the process.

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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.

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Getting Help for Combat Stress

Learning to recognize the signs of combat stress in yourself, another service member or a family member who has returned from a war zone can help you call on the right resources to begin the healing process.

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Becoming a New Father While You’re Deployed

Don’t let the stress of deployment spoil the bliss you feel as an expectant father. Even if you won’t be there for the delivery, you can still experience the joys of new fatherhood.

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Home Modification Resources for Wounded Warriors

Accessibility can mean different things to different people. It can range from a wheelchair ramp and wider doorways to something as simple as a special doorbell.

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How to Communicate With Children From Birth to 5 Years

The way your child communicates will change a lot between birth and the age of five, and children have a language of their own. Knowing what to expect can help you understand and respond to your child in meaningful ways.

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Parenting and Teen Stress

Teens juggle many things: fitting in at school, managing classwork and clubs, the daily tidal wave of hormones, and the ups and downs of high school romances.

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Take Command of Your Well-Being With a Health and Wellness Coach

Losing weight, managing stress, tackling transitions – if you’re ready to make some life changes, free consultations with Military OneSource health and wellness coaches can help you set goals and create a plan to reach them.

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Seven Signs You May Need Extra Help Transitioning to Civilian Life – And Where to Get It

Are you separating or retiring from the service in the near future? Are you actively transitioning to civilian life? With so many components of transition, you may feel like you could use some extra help. Maybe you’re looking for support to manage stress or logistics. Or perhaps you just need someone to give you that extra encouragement to set goals to get through your to-do list.

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Tips for Building Family Resilience

Protective factors are conditions in families and communities that increase your family’s health and well-being.

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MySTeP Supports Spouses Throughout Their Military Journey

The Department of Defense recognizes the role of the spouse in a smooth military transition, and has developed a new tool, called the Military Spouse Transition Program, designed to bolster your military spouse success at each step of the journey, from the beginning to the end of your family’s military experience.