psychological health

Dealing with Depression: Symptoms and Treatment

Depression is a common psychological concern that can affect anyone, anywhere, at any time. This is true whether or not you serve in uniform.

Anger Management Techniques

Anger is a common reaction to many of the stressful experiences people have during everyday life. The stress of military life, such as the emotional toll of deployments and separations, can begin to affect your psychological health.

Security Clearances and Psychological Health Care

Reaching out for care for your psychological health is an important, positive step in your military career.

Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse

Many treatment plans for psychological and physical wounds alike include the use of prescription medications. Certain types, such as those to treat pain or anxiety, have the potential to cause dependence.

Psychological Health Concerns Related to Female Integration in the Military

Making up 15 percent of the U.S. military, female service members have seen significant changes in the roles they play while serving. As of January 2016, all military jobs are now open to women.

Maintaining Psychological Strength While Deployed

Warriors in the field depend on each other to get the job done right. Maintaining both physical and psychological strength is crucial to mission readiness.

Understanding Different Types of Therapy

There are several different types of therapy available for psychological health concerns. The type of therapy you receive depends on the severity of your concern.

What to Expect in Therapy

Thinking about attending a therapy session for the first time might make you feel uncomfortable.

Self-Managing Psychological Health Concerns: Work with a Provider for Maximum Benefit

Military service can be challenging at times. These challenges can lead to psychological health concerns such as feeling anxiety, worry, sadness, or having trouble sleeping.

Supporting Your Service Member with Psychological Health Concerns

Military life often has many challenges. These demands can include the daily toll of military duties, exposure to traumatic events, and separations from family and friends.

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