Mental Health Needs of Children, Youth, and Young Adults in Military Families

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is producing a KSOC TV webisode with DoD's Partnering For Readiness members. The topics are children's mental health and services, EFMP, and support for relocation and parental deployment.

Spring Safety Tips for Parents

Whether your children participate in programs or enjoy playing outdoors, these spring safety tips will benefit parents everywhere.

5 Simple Life Hacks to Help Your Teen Relieve Stress

It’s a fact of life, whether the stress comes from school, friends, or home, your teen will experience stress.  The good news is there are simple steps to help your teen manage stress.  Here are five life hacks for teens to help relieve stress.

 

Stay Connected - Parenting Can Be Stressful

Strong communities strengthen families. Everyone in the Marine Corps community plays a role in fostering strong families and keeping kids safe.

Is There Actually a Fair Fight?

Every couple will disagree at times, but you can disagree without fighting. In fact, disagreeing can be constructive if you work together.

Family Care Plan on Marine Online

The way Marines can ensure accountability for their families in case of an emergency just got a lot easier.

Summer Reading Can Make or Break Your Child

By encouraging your child to join a Summer Reading Program you can help them build a love of reading that will last a lifetime

Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Important skills learned over the school year can regress over the summer. Here are a few strategies to minimize summer learning loss. 

Want a Happier, More Confident and Resilient Child? Help Them Build Their Social Capital!

The average military child will attend between 6 to 9 different schools within the parent’s military career making it rather difficult to build a network of friends and support.

Alcohol, Ads, and Your Kids: How to Read Between the Lines

What can parents do to change their child’s perception of alcohol? You can use media literacy techniques (the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and create media) to help your child view ads more critically.

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