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Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) promotes support and understanding between members of the National Guard and reservists and their civilian employers. ESGR works to reduce the stress about finding work after deployment and also works with employers to create supportive work environments for citizen-soldiers. Find a local ESGR representative for assistance with employment questions and concerns.

Step Up for Soldiers

Step Up for Soldiers provides disabled veterans in the North Carolina area with resources to assist with their transition to civilian life. The organization raises awareness and visibility for those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and provides financial assistance and home improvements for service members and their families. If you or someone you know is seeking support, join Step Up for Soldiers at an event and/or fill out the Soldier Assistance form for more information on available resources.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) increases public awareness and understanding about psychological health concerns. The SAVE database includes community education tools, professional education, public awareness campaigns, community grief support and online resources. During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, learn about SAVE training and consultation for suicide prevention and intervention in the workplace.

DSTRESS Line

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.

Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

The Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention (NADAP) program provides educational resources to help prevent alcohol and prescription drug misuse among sailors. Through the Prescription for Discharge and Keep What You’ve Earned campaigns, sailors and family members can access tips for proper use of prescription drugs and drinking responsibly. Download the Navy’s role-playing mobile app game, Pier Pressure, and connect with resources to support healthy habits.

American Association of Suicidology

The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) supports suicide prevention and intervention through research, education, trainings and information resources. AAS provides free, web-based and telephonic resources, education and certified training programs to health professionals. Learn common warning signs to support your service member who may be coping with suicidal ideations.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) provides training and educational programs to increase awareness and access to resources for suicide prevention.  Access their “A Strategic Planning Approach to Suicide Prevention” training and many other programs for healthcare providers, educators and service members in the SPRC Resources and Programs registry.

American Music Therapy Association

The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) uses music therapy for rehabilitation and special education. AMTA offers online information about music therapy and specific information about how it can help service members. Learn more about the benefits of music therapy for the military community here.

You Matter

You Matter provides suicide intervention resources to service members, veterans and families. 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.

Center for Deployment Psychology

The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) offers training to military and civilian psychological and behavioral health professionals to support quality, evidence-based behavioral health services. Visit the CDP Training page to learn more about CDP’s available educational resources.

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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