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For Grief Awareness Week, find resources that may be able to help you, those available through Military 1 Source and Tra...
12/08/2023

For Grief Awareness Week, find resources that may be able to help you, those available through Military 1 Source and Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). Understand the five stages of grief and learn how you can share your grief with trained professionals. You are not alone.

Season’s Greetings to each and every service member, family, and friends. Remember, this time of year can also bring str...
12/07/2023

Season’s Greetings to each and every service member, family, and friends. Remember, this time of year can also bring stressors like loneliness, financial burdens, feeling overburdened, and others. You can mentally prepare for the holiday season with some of these tips.

Domestic abuse is a pattern of behavior resulting in emotional, psychological, or physical abuse; economic control; or i...
12/06/2023

Domestic abuse is a pattern of behavior resulting in emotional, psychological, or physical abuse; economic control; or interference with personal liberty. Help is here. Use resources like DoD Safe Helpline, or .1source for assistance. Call 911 if you are ever in immediate danger.

A SAFE is a sexual assault forensic exam conducted by a medical professional. While entirely optional, this exam is used...
12/05/2023

A SAFE is a sexual assault forensic exam conducted by a medical professional. While entirely optional, this exam is used to collect evidence that may help survivors who want to pursue legal action against their perpetrator.

This month's highlight on the Spectrum of Resilience is Peer/Social support. Spend time with people in your social circl...
12/04/2023

This month's highlight on the Spectrum of Resilience is Peer/Social support. Spend time with people in your social circles or make time to connect with someone new. Swipe for ideas on Peer/Social support systems & be sure to share this with someone you know.

Strengthen your family unit and check out your Military & Family Support Center. Explore what they have to offer that ma...
12/01/2023

Strengthen your family unit and check out your Military & Family Support Center. Explore what they have to offer that may help you and your spouse or partner thrive.

Many people are affected by the tragedy of su***de, but we can come together as a community to support and protect Servi...
11/30/2023

Many people are affected by the tragedy of su***de, but we can come together as a community to support and protect Service members and their families. Call/text 988 if you or someone you know needs help immediately. Resources ➡️ 988 Su***de & Crisis Lifeline

Did you know the CDC has resources and information on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)? The CDC provides information on d...
11/29/2023

Did you know the CDC has resources and information on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)? The CDC provides information on different types of IPV, prevention, risks, and protection, & how to seek help if you are experiencing IPV. Visit CDC for info.

Connect with survivors of sexual assault in the military through the DoD Safe HelpRoom. The Safe HelpRoom is an anonymou...
11/28/2023

Connect with survivors of sexual assault in the military through the DoD Safe HelpRoom. The Safe HelpRoom is an anonymous group chat providing support in a safe online environment with topic-specific sessions, making connecting with others easy. Visit https://safehelpline.org/safe-helproom

What is prevention? Prevention is the action of stopping something from happening or arising. Understanding prevention a...
11/27/2023

What is prevention? Prevention is the action of stopping something from happening or arising. Understanding prevention and applying the resilience skills you learn may help reduce harm before it happens. Find more tools & guidance on prevention ➡️ resilience.af.mil

Let's celebrate National Family Caregivers Month! Military family members are vital in supporting our Armed Forces. Whil...
11/26/2023

Let's celebrate National Family Caregivers Month! Military family members are vital in supporting our Armed Forces. While military men & women serve at home or overseas, we must provide their families with resources like the Exceptional Family Member Program they need to thrive.

The Su***de Prevention & Response Independent Review Committee (SPRIRC) is initiating five lines of effort to help reduc...
11/24/2023

The Su***de Prevention & Response Independent Review Committee (SPRIRC) is initiating five lines of effort to help reduce su***de in our Armed Forces. The plan is expected to be fully implemented by 2030. Swipe to see the five lines of effort. ***dePrevention

Happy Thanksgiving! If you find yourself in need today, check in with your friends and family or even your  local chapla...
11/23/2023

Happy Thanksgiving! If you find yourself in need today, check in with your friends and family or even your local chaplain, 24/7. You are not alone, and together, is a wonderful place to be.

In a recent report on child abuse & neglect in the military, the DoD shared that "neglect accounted for 52% of the repor...
11/22/2023

In a recent report on child abuse & neglect in the military, the DoD shared that "neglect accounted for 52% of the reports on child maltreatment, followed by physical abuse (28%), emotional abuse (16%), and sexual abuse (4%)." We can all help prevent child abuse. Swipe to learn.

Survivors of sexual assault in the military can get free, anonymous, support from anywhere in the world, 24/7 with the S...
11/21/2023

Survivors of sexual assault in the military can get free, anonymous, support from anywhere in the world, 24/7 with the Safe Helpline Self-Care App. Go to SafeHelpline.org to download the App to your Apple or Android device today.

One of our greatest assets in the DAF is unity. We are stronger when we accept each other for all our differences, allow...
11/20/2023

One of our greatest assets in the DAF is unity. We are stronger when we accept each other for all our differences, allowing the freedom to feel safe. If you feel unsafe, you can seek help through resources like the Military & Family Life Counseling Program.

The struggles associated with losing someone you love from su***de are complex. Resources through organizations like Tra...
11/18/2023

The struggles associated with losing someone you love from su***de are complex. Resources through organizations like Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) may help you overcome the loss of a loved one and may help you heal and regain hope. If you or a loved one are in a crisis, dial/text 988 for help. ***dePrevention

November is National Veterans & Military Families Awareness Month. This is a great time to explore the resources & progr...
11/17/2023

November is National Veterans & Military Families Awareness Month. This is a great time to explore the resources & programs available to & your family at your local Military & Family Support Center. Don't forget to check out additional discounts this month!

Since 2008, November has been a designated month to honor Warrior Care Programs. Warrior Care Month is observed for all ...
11/16/2023

Since 2008, November has been a designated month to honor Warrior Care Programs. Warrior Care Month is observed for all military branches & celebrates the recovery process and highlights the transition back into the line of duty or civilian life. Shout out Air Force Wounded Warrior

Keep the momentum going! October is over, but our stand against domestic abuse is unwavering. The DoD describes abuse as...
11/15/2023

Keep the momentum going! October is over, but our stand against domestic abuse is unwavering. The DoD describes abuse as "emotional or psychological abuse, economic control, or interference with personal liberty" with anyone who has been or is an intimate partner.

According to a RAND study, the likelihood of a sexual assault increases by two to nine percent for those who are part of...
11/14/2023

According to a RAND study, the likelihood of a sexual assault increases by two to nine percent for those who are part of a sexual minority. You do not have to report sexual assault to law enforcement or your commander to receive help. Learn about your options on sapr.mil

This month's highlight on the Spectrum of Resilience is Family and Friends. Reaching out to and connecting with family a...
11/13/2023

This month's highlight on the Spectrum of Resilience is Family and Friends. Reaching out to and connecting with family and friends is essential to resiliency for all of us. Reach out to someone today and let them know you care.

Today we are proud to honor those who served in the military to defend our Nation. Make sure to check in and show your s...
11/11/2023

Today we are proud to honor those who served in the military to defend our Nation. Make sure to check in and show your support to a veteran that is in your life. Swipe to find a few ways you can show you care.

Su***de is among the top three causes of death in youth aged 15-19. You may notice many warning signs in youth that may ...
11/10/2023

Su***de is among the top three causes of death in youth aged 15-19. You may notice many warning signs in youth that may be displayed digitally or in person. Swipe to learn about these signs and how you can help someone in need. ***dePrevention

There is no one answer to combating su***de, but some known preventative measures can help save lives. Creating environm...
11/09/2023

There is no one answer to combating su***de, but some known preventative measures can help save lives. Creating environments of trust can help reduce stigma, allowing service members and their loved ones to talk about their experiences. ***dePrevention

In 2021, the DAF released the Interpersonal Violence Survey findings. 54% of service members shared they had experienced...
11/08/2023

In 2021, the DAF released the Interpersonal Violence Survey findings. 54% of service members shared they had experienced interpersonal violence, & only half reported it. Reports of violence are not mandatory. Regardless of your reporting decision, resources are available for you.

33% of veterans & 8.4% of active service members report military sexual trauma (MST). Data shows that those who experien...
11/07/2023

33% of veterans & 8.4% of active service members report military sexual trauma (MST). Data shows that those who experience MST are at greater risk for adverse mental, physical, and psychological health issues, including suicidal ideation. Help is available at safehelpline.org

Advocacy is public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy. Individual advocacy means supporting s...
11/06/2023

Advocacy is public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy. Individual advocacy means supporting someone in need & trying to find a solution to a problem. The Family Advocacy Program supports active-duty service members, their spouses, partners, & families.

Reports show that reducing stigma around sexual assault saves lives and creates a safer environment for those who pursue...
11/01/2023

Reports show that reducing stigma around sexual assault saves lives and creates a safer environment for those who pursue reporting options in the military. When anticipated stigma lessens, so do your negative thoughts around seeking help.

You can opt for restricted reporting if you prefer a confidential sexual assault report that does not trigger an investi...
10/31/2023

You can opt for restricted reporting if you prefer a confidential sexual assault report that does not trigger an investigation or command notification. Restricted reporting: report to SARC, VA, or a healthcare provider. sapr.mil/restricted-reporting

The DoD is committed to the safety & well-being of military families. Living a life that is safe, secure & free from abu...
10/30/2023

The DoD is committed to the safety & well-being of military families. Living a life that is safe, secure & free from abuse is a basic human need. All reports of abuse are taken seriously & resources are available to help victims. Spread the word by sharing this post. Military OneSource

The Fortify the Force Initiative Team (FFIT) is always looking for more volunteers to bolster mental health and   across...
10/26/2023

The Fortify the Force Initiative Team (FFIT) is always looking for more volunteers to bolster mental health and across the DAF. Learn how to join your fellow Airmen, Guardians, & families by visiting fortifytheforce.org Department of the Air Force Fortify the Force

An essential part of  ***dePrevention is understanding intervention and knowing what to do or how to help when you see a...
10/25/2023

An essential part of ***dePrevention is understanding intervention and knowing what to do or how to help when you see a potentially harmful event. If you or someone you know needs help, call/text 988 for 24/7 free and confidential support. Find additional tools on our website.

Understand your reporting options. Unrestricted reporting: report to SARC,   VA, law enforcement, commander, or health c...
10/24/2023

Understand your reporting options. Unrestricted reporting: report to SARC, VA, law enforcement, commander, or health care personnel. An unrestricted report notifies your commander & installation EO office & launches an investigation. sapr.mil/unrestricted-reporting

The Comprehensive Airman Fitness Program (CAF) is a holistic approach to develop over-arching Airman Fitness and resilie...
10/23/2023

The Comprehensive Airman Fitness Program (CAF) is a holistic approach to develop over-arching Airman Fitness and resilience. CAF is a cultural shift & includes mental, physical, social, and spiritual fitness. This shift enables a resilient & ready force.

It's Sweetest Day! Connect with your partner. The Love Every Day   can help improve the quality, stability, & resilience...
10/21/2023

It's Sweetest Day! Connect with your partner. The Love Every Day can help improve the quality, stability, & resilience of your relationship. Get text prompts for 21 days to improve communication, reduce tension, & rekindle romance visiting the website: militaryonesource.mil/benefits/resilience-tools/

Today is Purple Thursday. Wearing purple today is one way you can show your support to survivors and promote awareness a...
10/19/2023

Today is Purple Thursday. Wearing purple today is one way you can show your support to survivors and promote awareness and action against domestic violence. Make sure your friends join you by liking and sharing this post.

One way DAF combats su***de is by preventing harm before it happens to you or others. Prevention includes building skill...
10/18/2023

One way DAF combats su***de is by preventing harm before it happens to you or others. Prevention includes building skills or reaching out for help to avoid a harmful event from occurring. Integrated Resilience has tools to help you understand the warning signs of su***de. ***deprevention

The National Domestic Violence Hotline  provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic abuse, so the...
10/17/2023

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic abuse, so they can live their lives free of abuse. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like & share for visibility
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