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Handbook for Family & Friends of Service Members Before, During and After Deployment


This free handbook helps to prepare family and friends of military service members with information to better understand and cope with the range of emotions and stress that often accompany deployme

NASP: Opportunies for School Psychologists Working With Children of Military Families

National Association of School Psychologists

This article in the latest volume of the NASP Communique online journal discusses the unique and often challenging role that children of military families face in schools, which often involves freq

Military Families: Impact on Children's and Families' Mental Health

Authored By: 
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

The recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have required millions of American military personnel to leave their homes and families for deployment. More than 2 million men and women have been called into action since 2001—and almost 40 percent have been deployed more than once.

Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment in Targeted Areas of Need-Technology Assisted Care


The purpose of this program is to enhance and/or expand the capacity of substance abuse treatment providers to serve clients who have been underserved because of lack of access to treatment in thei

Military Families Webinar

Date/Time (ET): 
November 19, 2009 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This Webinar focuses on helping students deal with mental health issues related to deployment in the military. Special presenter, Dr. Dennis Embry, and the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention addresses questions like,

Returning Home

Date/Time (ET): 
November 12, 2008 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Participants learn about the realities of rural National Guardsmen and their families as they reunite following deployment in Iraq.