Vapes and Recreational Drugs: A Deadly Combination

Electronic cigarettes may not only be more dangerous than we realize, they are also banned in some cases.

5 Surprising Ways Tobacco Affects Your Body

You know that smoking and tobacco can affect your health. We’ve published articles on how it can affect your performance as a Marine, your stress, and even your pets. But did you know that tobacco and smoking can have even greater effects on your body and appearance?

Fentanyl: The Little Devil

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fentanyl is up to 100 times more potent than morphine. Learn more about this drug and how to prevent its abuse.

Marine Corps Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Wins 2018 DOD Award

SARCs play a critical role in our battle against sexual assault: they empower and assist victims, communicate and coordinate with commanders and unit leaders, train and oversee our uniformed and civilian victim advocates, and educate Marines about sexual assault. Their job does not end at close of business

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.

SAAPM 2018: Participate in the SAAPM Poster Contest

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.

HQMC Semper Fit Hosts Dietary Supplements Training

On March 20, 2018, HQMC's Semper Fit Branch hosted a Dietary Supplements Training aboard MCB Quantico.

5 Tips for Beating the Winter Blues

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder.If your mood is falling faster than the temperature, try some of these tips to boost your spirits.

Having the Hard Conversations

The thought of someone wanting to die can leave you feeling helpless, lost, and even guilty.  So what can you do to help?

Supporting a Peer After Sexual Assault

Your friend calls and tells you the unthinkable. He/she has been sexually assaulted. Consider these "Dos" and "Don'ts" when offering support to a victim.
 

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