High Priorities: Honoring Warrior Care Month

In 2008, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates designated November as Warrior Care Month. Each November, we especially honor our wounded warriors who sacrificed so much for both the Corps and for our country. How can you get involved this year?

7 Sneaky Sources of Sugar

Sugar hides behind 57 different names and lurks in many seemingly “healthy” foods. Here are some secret sugar bombs you need to watch out for on your next trip to the Commissary.

Just Say No: How to Stay Stress Free This Holiday Season

Feeling stressed this holiday season? Here are some quick tips to alleviate the pressure.

How to Successfully Quit Smoking in the Corps

If you’re a smoker, quitting can be one of the most important things you ever do to preserve your health.

Establishing Consent: What Does it Mean?

This month, SAPR released a set of comic strips addressing different aspects of consent (featured below the article). Check out these talking points to learn more about consent and why Marines and the general public needs to be aware of its tenets.

Do You Have ADHD? The EFMP is Here to Help!

Do you sometimes feel like you are “driving in the rain with faulty windshield wipers, moments of clarity along with lots of blur?” If so, you’re not alone. These are just a few ways people have described living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

The Rich History of the Marine Corps Marathon

This year marks the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), which will occur on October 22, in Arlington, Va. The MCM is one of the largest marathons in the US, and stands as the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning it the moniker, “The People’s Marathon.” Check out some of the key points in the history of one of the Corps’ most exciting Fall events.

Red Ribbon Week: Drug Use and Teens

 This year, Red Ribbon Week falls from October 23–31. In order to prepare, check out some of these facts from a 2016 report from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Celebrate World Mental Health Day by Promoting Inclusivity in Your Daily Life

Oct 10th is a big day. This year’s World Mental Health Day marks 25 years of more than 150 countries coming together to participate in raising awareness, bridging gaps, continuing the discussion, fighting the stigma, and educating the public on mental health awareness.

Mythbusters: Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking is no easy thing. Fears and misconceptions about quitting smoking can make things even more difficult. Luckily, many of these fears are untrue — or at the least, exaggerated.

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