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The Military Health System provides a wide range of resources to support service members, families, or veterans dealing with mental health challenges. Military families lead a unique lifestyle with frequent relocations, deployments, and stress due to combat and time away from their families. Additionally, traumatic events such as combat, assault, or disasters can have long-lasting negative effects on mental health. It’s crucial to recognize and defend mental health needs for the well-being and readiness of our military force. Seeking help is a sign of strength and a critical element of individual performance and overall readiness.
If you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, you’re not alone. Mental health disorders are common and can affect millions of people. These disorders can include anxiety, depression, seasonal affective disorder or more severe illnesses such as bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, and PTSD. Unfortunately, many people with mental illness do not receive the care they need. It’s important to remember there isn’t one way to think, feel, or act and it’s okay to seek treatment. Every individual is affected differently; it’s okay to ask for help that feels right for you. The Military Health System offers various resources that cater specifically to military families’ unique needs. By recognizing the importance of mental health in our military force’s well-being and readiness