High-Risk Drinking Affects More Than Your Health

The choices you make can improve readiness and health, or they can cause problems. The decision to drink to excess, binge drink, drink while pregnant, or drink while under the legal age limit are examples of high-risk choices.

Using CBD Products and the Corps

Despite the increasing availability of CBD online and in convenience stores and tobacco shops, these products are prohibited from use by service members within the Department of Defense. 

Why We Need to Talk More Openly About Teen Suicide

Teens and tweens already have a lot to deal with, but with the added stressors of the last year, they can quickly be overwhelmed. For this reason, we need to talk more openly about teen suicide and get our teens the resources they need to thrive.

Changing Attitudes During Alcohol Awareness Month

Each April, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month. The goal of alcohol awareness month is to help increase awareness and understanding of alcoholism, its causes, effective treatment, and recovery.

What Do I Do if I'm Sexually Assaulted?

If you are a victim of sexual assault, there are a number of things you may want to consider doing to keep yourself safe and healthy.

Supporting a Friend after Sexual Assault

You may have a friend, loved one, or family member who was sexually assaulted. They may be struggling to get through this tragic event and reach out to you for help. Consider these "Do’s" and "Don'ts" when offering support.

Restricted vs. Unrestricted Reports – Know Your Options

When a victim of sexual assault decides to report, it's important to understand the options available. 

Moving Forward: Healing After Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is a traumatic event that may cause victims to experience a range of physical and emotional reactions. Recognizing what is happening to you up front may help you handle things better.

Master the 3 "D"s of Bystander Intervention

Bystander intervention is one of the most effective ways to prevent sexual assault. 

For Your Peace of Mind and Safety: Expedited Transfers and MPOs

A Marine who files an Unrestricted Report of sexual assault may request an expedited transfer. The intent is to assist in the victim’s recovery by moving the victim to a new location.

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