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Partner Spotlight


FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) provides training in resiliency skills to military families to cope with common military life challenges. FOCUS helps military kids to better deal with long separations and changes in family routines by providing help with communication, psychological health support and goal-setting. Connect with a FOCUS Site near you, or register for FOCUS World to access online program resources anywhere.

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association (APA) online Help Center promotes psychological health and wellness in everyday life through educational resources. Available resources include free brochures with strategies and tips to address psychological health concerns, as well as an online psychologist locator. Check out APA’s interactive tool to learn more about how psychological health impacts physical health and mission readiness.

You Matter

You Matter provides suicide intervention resources to service members, veterans and the general public. You Matter promotes the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a free, confidential hotline that provides 24/7 access to trained counselors through a national network of more than 150 local crisis centers. Join the conversation and spread the word about suicide prevention and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK.

Coaching Into Care

Coaching into Care provides telephone coaching by licensed psychologists or social workers for families and care providers of veterans that are 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).

United Through Reading

United Through Reading (UTR) helps deployed parents video-record themselves reading books aloud for their children. The program is currently offered at more than 100 Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard commands and at more than 40 USO locations around the world. Visit the UTR Booklist to create a customizable illustrated book and explore books for a variety of ages.


inTransition connects service members to support coaches as they move between health care systems or providers. InTransition coaches are masters-level trained counselors who support these transitions for service members and their families with by connecting them to tools and resources, identifying local community support groups and connecting service members to providers. Enroll in the inTransition program to get connected with a coach today.

Swords to Plowshares

Swords to Plowshares provides San Francisco Bay area veterans with support resources as they transition back into civilian life. Swords to Plowshares assists veterans in navigating common psychological challenges by providing employment trainings, legal assistance, financial services, health and social services and housing. Sign up for a workshop or webinar today to learn more!

Disabled American Veterans

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) provides veterans with free, professional assistance to access benefits and services. DAV supports military transitions by offering Mobile Service Offices, information seminars and career fairs. Find your local office here to  seek help with your claim and learn more about benefits for which you are eligible.  

Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International

Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) International’s Equine Services for Heroes program promotes healing for physical and psychological wounds through equine-assisted therapy. Check out their location finder to find a center for service members and veterans near you.

Marine Corps Combat Operational Stress Control

Marine Corps Combat Operational Stress Control (COSC) provides policies and programs to strengthen psychological health for Marines and their families. COSC offers leadership resources, such as the Deployment Cycle Training program, prevent, identify and manage combat stress among Marines. Use the COSC Decision Matrix to help evaluate and manage common combat stress challenges.

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.


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