Injury prevention is defined as activities to prevent, ameliorate, treat, and/or reduce injury-related disability and death. Injuries can be defined as unintentional and violent. Utilizing the Health Wellness and Performance framework can decrease both intentional and violent injuries.
The United States Marine Corps signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and on November 8, at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, a ceremony to commemorate the signing was held
Do you ever worry that your realtionship with alcohol is heading in the wrong direction? Check your status. Ask yourself if any of the situations in this article sound familiar.
You’ve probably heard that tobacco is harmful to your health, but have you heard that tobacco can affect your capabilities as a Marine? Don’t let tobacco use affect your readiness.
Addressing someone you know after they've suffered a sexual assault can be a difficult and unique challenge. Take a look at some of these tips and tactics that can aid you in your approach to help.
Operation Tobacco-Free Marine (OTFM) Tobacco Cessation Program was developed to provide the Marine Corps community with the first of its kind, evidence-based tools to help tobacco users quit successfully. The standardized nature of the program is intended to provide Marines and families consistent health education programming and continuity of care as they attempt to quit tobacco; while also dealing with the challenges of military life.
Conflict is a normal and healthy part of every relationship. Well-managed conflict can promote growth, intimacy, and trust in a relationship. Unresolved conflict, poor communication, and unhealthy interactions can chip away at the foundation of a relationship and increase relationship dissatisfaction.
The Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day reflects DEA’s commitment to Americans’ safety and health, encouraging the public to remove unneeded medications from their homes as a measure of preventing medication misuse and opioid addiction from ever starting.
Chaplain Mark Won and Chaplain Stephen Cloer, the hosts of Zero to 100, were fortunate enough to sit down with SgtMaj Joshua Ortiz to hear how he overcame suicidal ideations by getting the help he needed in spite of the fact that it could have ended his career. He knew getting better was more important than holding on to any rank or position in the Marine Corps.