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Resources and Support for Military Spouses, Children and Servicemembers

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Whether you're a new military spouse or a family with many years of accumulated service, it's important to realize that you're not making the journey alone. Numerous resources and avenues of support exist for individuals making their way through the military way of life.
  1. Help for Military Kids
  2. Deployments
  3. PTSD
  4. Self-Care for Military Spouses

Help for Military Kids

Military kids are known for their resiliency and ability to adapt. However, they also face numerous challenges related to the military lifestyle. Thanks to numerous programs, organizations and books, help is readily available for the 2 million military kids living in the United States and abroad.

Deployments

For all parties involved, deployments have a way of turning life upside down and inside out. Each phase holds unique challenges and opportunities. Learning how to manage and cope through this difficult time is a key to not only surviving deployments, but also a time for self-discovery.

PTSD

When a servicemember battles Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) their struggles often involve the whole family. Throughout the process servicemembers, military spouses, military kids and parents of servicemembers often experience a wide range of emotions including anger, depression and frustration fueled by feelings of isolation and lack of support. As public awareness grows, so does sources of support, resources and information.

Self-Care for Military Spouses

Military spouses often have a tendency of placing everyone and everything ahead of themselves. Most of the time it's done out of necessity, however, over long periods of time, self-neglect can take it's toll. These tips, articles and strategies are designed to help busy military spouses achieve optimal physical, mental and emotional well-being.

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