When it comes to resilience, the mission of the Unit, Personal, and Family Readiness Program (UPFRP) is to train, educate, and prepare every Marine and their family in order to ensure optimum resiliency.
Resilience allows individuals to cope well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress. Greater resilience is associated with improved mental health, pain management, chronic disease management, and other outcomes. The UPFRP team collaborates with various departments to provide resources and tools to help build and better prepare one’s resiliency.
Within the UPFRP, there are four distinct functions to assist in family resilience and readiness:
Connect with your command’s UPFRP team to see what resources are available at your installation.
The Unit, Personal, and Family Readiness Program (UPFRP) is undergoing several changes to continue to effectively execute core program requirements, while also reallocating some of the resources in this area to better match our peace time status.
The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) improves the quality of life for Active Duty Marines who support a family member with special needs by ensuring access to necessary medical care and educational support.