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.
You may have heard of the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) before, but do you know all that it does and how many Marine Families it touches? Read this testimonial about a Marine family who used EFMP to help nagivate the special education process and provide a map to success for their son.
Separations from loved ones are part of the job when you are a Marine. They are hard on everyone and can be especially challenging for children. Below are some tips to help you stay connected to your child, your young siblings, or any other children who are important to you.
From April 8-14, MCCS libraries will observe National Library Week through a variety of activities and promotions.
Marine Corps Families are an integral part of our Corps. Our spouses and children play a vital role in mission success by serving alongside their Marine. We salute the resiliency, independence, and support, members of the Marine Corps community provide.
The Department of Defense has kicked off its 14th annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) with the ongoing theme, "Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission." This year's theme emphasizes everyone, regardless of rank, can protect our mission by ensuring everyone is committed to advancing an environment where sexist behaviors, sexual harassment, hazing, bullying, and sexual assault are not tolerated, condoned, or ignored.
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.
Whether your children participate in programs or enjoy playing outdoors, these spring safety tips will benefit parents everywhere.
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.
Strong communities strengthen families. Everyone in the Marine Corps community plays a role in fostering strong families and keeping kids safe.