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.
 

How 24/7 Support Lines Make A Difference

Victims of military sexual assault are never alone. Marines and their families have immediate access to resources and referrals by calling their installation’s 24/7 Sexual Assault Support Line.  

Mid-Deployment Self Care - Taking Time for YOU

The Homefront can become overwhelming and stressful while your Marine is deployed. It’s okay to give yourself permission to take care of “you” in order to better take care of others.

Combat Video Game Addictions

What if playing video games takes over other aspects of your life?  The word “addiction” will often make you think of drugs, alcohol, shopping, or even food.

#BeThere_Marine: The Hashtag to Know

During September you may have seen and heard about the hashtag, #BeThere_Marine. The hashtag was developed to support this year’s suicide preventing month campaign, designed in support of the Defense Suicide Prevention Office “BeThere” campaign theme. Although September is over, #BeThere_Marine isn't.

The Ultimate Guide to Stress-Free Holiday Shopping

The holidays can be a time of increased stress, heightened expectations, and extreme temptation for those  who love getting that perfect deal… especially if you’ve waited until the last minute.

Don't Turn Holiday Cheers into Holiday Tears

It’s easy to misjudge how long the effects of alcohol will last. Many people believe they will begin to sober up — and be able to drive safely — once they stop drinking and have a cup of coffee. But the truth is that alcohol continues to affect the brain and body long after finishing that last drink.

Seasonal Affective Disorder: How to Stay Motivated All Year Long

Odds are you haven’t heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a type of depression that is associated with the change in seasons.

Holiday Hacks for a Healthy Workplace

Since we spend most of our day at work, why not take advantage of it? Make your workplace work for you. Practicing healthy habits during your business hours will keep you energized, keep your spirits up, and boost your productivity.

Holiday Parties: How to Keep the Calories Down and Still Have Fun

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and with it, delicious turkey, numerous pies, and, unfortunately, plenty of extra calories. If you’re watching your weight this season, check out these tips on how to eat well and still have fun at holiday parties. 

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