TMD Mental Health

Mental fitness is critical to guard readiness. Feeling centered and supported can improve your day-to-day life experience, overall health, and resilience. Learn techniques here to manage moods and stress, connect to resources, and cope with whatever the day—or duty—brings you.

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What to expect in psychotherapy

Thinking about attending a therapy session for the first time might make you feel uncomfortable. You may think seeking care will make you look weak or others will lose confidence in your abilities. Know that reaching out is a sign of strength. Seeking care early can lead to positive outcomes that benefit you, your family and your unit.

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Cope with Stress

Stress can be a big part of military life, no matter what branch you support. But for National Guardsmen and reservists, the stressors you and your family face are unique. You cope with the challenges of both military and civilian life, and the transition between the two can be difficult and challenging at times.

Anger Management 101

Feelings of anger can range from mild annoyance to full-fledged rage. It’s totally normal to feel angry sometimes, but it’s important to manage it in a positive way.

Dispelling Myths About Depression

Depression is a mental health condition often characterized by low mood, lethargy, loss of interest in usual activities and low motivation. People with depression are likely to benefit from treatment (such as talk therapy, medication), but many service members do not get help when they have symptoms.

Will My Marriage Survive? Healthy Relationships

    Do you ever wonder …?  “Will my marriage make it?  Will it survive?”  Considering that approximately 50% of all marriages in America end in divorce, this is a good question to contemplate.  

    What if I told you there is a man who can observe you and your partner arguing for just a mere 15 minutes and with 85% accuracy predict whether the two of you two will divorce or stay married.  If he observes you for a longer period of time his prediction rate goes over 90%.  AMAZING right?  How does he do it?  Crystal Ball?  Tarot Cards? ESP?  All good guesses, but not correct.  


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Military Crisis Line/Suicide Prevention
1-800-273-8255

DoD Safe Helpline
(Survivors of Sexual Assault)
1-877-955-5247

Substance Abuse
1-800-662-4357

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