Four Persistent Myths about Substance Abuse Recovery

Substance abuse recovery is often complicated by myths. Many of these myths, though they may seem real, have been proved wrong. The Substance Abuse Program has laid out some of the myths about substance abuse recovery.

Respecting our Relationships Enough to Start the Tough Conversation about Suicide

Watching a friend struggle can be overwhelming and heartbreaking. You want to help, but you’re not sure how to, and you are afraid they might be having suicidal thoughts. We have compiled ideas on ways to get your friend to open up about their thoughts and feelings.

Understanding Physical and Emotional Reactions to Trauma

Sexual assault is a traumatic event that may cause people to experience a range of reactions. Be patient with yourself as you begin your journey to healing after a sexual assault.

Tough Conversations: How to Talk About Suicide

Suicide is a complex issue. Knowing where to start the conversation can be hard and can seem like a daunting task. However, having tough conversations can save someone’s life.

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.

Sometimes Supporting a Fellow Marine Means Addressing Drug or Alcohol Misuse

Alcohol and other drug misuse impacts physical, mental, relational, and behavioral health. If you believe a Marine is struggling with misuse, try these tips on how to discuss alcohol and drug misuse with fellow Marines.

OSCAR Teams Provide Peer-to-Peer support for Managing Stress

Even the most motivated and well-trained Marines can find themselves challenged by stress. From everyday life to mission-driven deployments and combat. Stress in the Marine Corps world is inevitable.

2021 Liz Blanc SARC of the Year Recipient

Congratulations to the 2021 Liz Blanc SARC of the Year Recipient, Yiralys Suarez of MCSSS. 

How to Emotionally Prepare for Military Transitions

Transitions are often complex, challenging, and can bring many powerful emotions. Learning the Five R's can help you better prepare for cultural adjustment and transitions.

Commissaries Debut Nutrition Guide Program

Is getting healthier on your to-do list for 2017? Then the commissary’s new Nutrition Guide Program is just the thing you need to help you on your journey to a healthier lifestyle.

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