Resources for Military Families
Although all families face stress, military families face a unique set of stressors that can negatively affect their health and well-being.
The Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and individual branches of the military provide a variety of online resources to help families navigate these challenges.
Military Family Support Directory
WebMD resources to help military members and their families cope with issues such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury, and depression.
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You can find some of these at the links below.
Joining Forces: White House initiative to support military members and their families Military Family Support: News, videos, photos, and blogs. Strengthening Our Military Families: Information about the White House initiative. MilitaryHOMEFRONT: The Department of Defense web site for official Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) program information. Military OneSource: A resource for military members and their families. Military OneSource is provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status), and their families. It is a virtual extension of installation services. Military Health System: News, education, training, and research. Department of Veterans Affairs: Information about benefits, services, and health care. Army Family Readiness Group: Secure online communities for soldiers and family members. Navy Family Readiness: Support for Navy members and their families. Marine Corps Family Programs: Support for Marines and their families. Air Force Community: Support for Air Force members and their families. National Guard Family Program: Support for National Guard members and their families.