Do You Want to Improve Your Health? Volunteer!

Volunteering has an amazing ability to improve the health and well-being of those on the receiving end and have a positive effect on the volunteer. Studies show that there are six main areas of life that volunteering can have a positive impact.

Tips for Practicing Self-Care

Need a little self-care? Try these self-care tips.

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.

Marijuana Use in the Marine Corps

Did you know that marijuana is the most commonly detected illicit drug found in Marine Corps urinalyses? The Substance Abuse Counseling Center has put together answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about marijuana use.

United to End Domestic Abuse

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Since its creation in 1989, October has been a time to build awareness around domestic abuse and be a voice for the survivors of domestic abuse. If you or someone you know is experiencing physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, there are resources available.

We All Need Networks

Building and maintaining strong support networks is vital, especially for military families in constant flux. Here are a few ideas on how to stay connected!

Helping Your Smoker Quit: Dos and Don'ts

Quitting smoking isn’t easy. Being close to someone who is trying to quit can also be difficult – what do you say, what can you to help, and moreover, what shouldn’t you do?

Promoting and Strengthening Family Wellness

A strong family unit can be strong in many ways, but ensuring all family members are healthy can be the beginning of a strong family that will last for years. Here are three tips for keeping your family strong together.

Navigating the Holidays When a Family Member Struggles With Substance Misuse

For many, Thanksgiving brings varying levels of stress, family tension, and holiday anxiety. This is especially true for families where one or more family members struggle with addiction or alcohol misuse. Manage these emotions and situations during the holidays with these helpful tips.

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.

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