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The Power of Partnership

Partner Spotlight

Bob Woodruff Foundation

Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) supports community programs for service members, veterans and families coping with invisible wounds. BWF connects audiences to resources for rehabilitation, education, employment and health care. Learn about BWF’s #Stand4Heroes through their Charitable Investments Program’s non-profit partner programs.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - National Center for PTSD

The Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD provides educational resources to promote understanding and awareness of PTSD among service members, veterans, family members and health care professionals. Use the PTSD Treatment Decision Aid to learn more about PTSD and explore treatment options.

Operation Live Well

Operation Live Well is a Defense Health Agency initiative that offers resources to support healthier lifestyles for service members. Operation Live Well provides articles and resources for total wellness, psychological health, nutrition, exercise and sleep. Operation Live Well also connects service members around the world with online health tools and mobile apps to support wellness. Visit the Anxiety page to find information on the causes and treatment options for different types of anxiety.

Coaching Into Care

Coaching into Care provides telephone coaching by licensed psychologists or social workers for families and care providers coping with psychological health concerns. Coaches connect veterans and family members with community resources to support coping with common challenges of military life and assist with enrollment of Department of Veterans Affairs care. Visit the Coaching into Care website to find tips to help your veteran cope with psychological health concerns, or call 888-823-7458, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET).


The DSTRESS Line provides confidential, anonymous 24/7 behavioral health counseling for Marines, veteran Marines and their families. The DSTRESS Line provides a confidential place for Marines to discuss anything from daily stressors to suicidal thoughts. Service members can contact DSTRESS via phone, Skype or instant chat to talk to a fellow Marine or Fleet Marine Force Navy Corpsmen. If you or someone you know is in crisis, access the DSTRESS Live Chat today.

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress

The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) researches and provides information about psychological health and TBI. CSTS educates health care professionals who work with service members and veterans with trauma and psychological health concerns. If you are a health care provider, check out this Evidence-based Management of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) fact sheet to learn more.

U.S. Army Ready and Resilient

U.S. Army Ready and Resilient (R2) provides training and educational tools to active-duty service members, family members and Army civilians. R2 training programs help service members develop coping skills and increase mission readiness. Visit the R2 Resources page to find information on topics like pain management and transition to civilian life.

National Center for Telehealth and Technology

The National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2) is the Defense Department’s resource for technologies in psychological health. Visit the T2 Mobile Applications page to find 24/7 support tools, including the PTSD Coach application for service members and veterans who are experiencing symptoms of PTSD.

Veterans Yoga Project

Veterans Yoga Project supports psychological resilience and recovery for veterans and their families through alternative therapies. The Veterans Yoga Project offers classes and healing retreats to help veterans manage stress and invisible wounds. During PTSD Awareness Month, keep your mind and body fit by finding an upcoming yoga class in your area today!

Mental Health America

Mental Health America (MHA) promotes strong psychological health through online resources and tools to support service members, veterans and families coping with invisible wounds. Explore MHA’s online resources, such as workplace wellness tips, informational health articles and free health assessments.

The Real Warriors Campaign collaborates with a variety of not-for-profit organizations that share our mission and can help us reach out to service members, families and health care providers. Our network of partners and affiliates includes military organizations and programs, nonprofit organizations, advocacy organizations and local groups. Through communication and collaboration with these organizations, the campaign can offer the most relevant and up-to-date resources and provide partners with easy and effective outreach mechanisms.

Explore the categories below to learn more about our affiliates and partners, or see a complete list. 

To learn more about the Real Warriors Partnership Network and how to become a partner or affiliate, view or download the Partnership Network Informational Sheet or contact us.


Partners and affiliates are not-for-profit organizations who support the mission of the Real Warriors Campaign. The appearance of organizations does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense of the organizations, linked websites, or the information, products or services contained therein. All partnerships are informal and do not involve any financial support.  The Real Warriors Campaign reserves the right to refuse any partnership/affiliate request that is not deemed appropriate or to terminate any partner relationship at any point.

The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense of this website or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.

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