Leaders Resource Guide
This guide provides key resources for Marines experiencing the impacts of stress. To help you navigate the resources, they are listed alphabetically within all categories that fit: Command Resources, Policy and Procedures, Educational and Media Materials, Resources for Family and Children, Treatment, and Finance and Legal. Keep in mind that this guide is not all-inclusive; your local community may have additional resources.
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The Docs, A Graphic Novel by The Naval Health Research Center
The novel tells the stories of four corpsmen on a deployment to Iraq at the height of Operation Iraqi Freedom. It's intended to both psychologically prepare HMs by realistically portraying common concerns faced in war zones, and to serve as a discussion tool for lessening the stigma associated with combat stress.
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COSC wallet cards
The stress continuum and Combat and Operational Stress First Aid (COSFA) in a handy business card size; recently updated. Part of the OSCAR Team Training kit.
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Stress Continuum poster
Two sided poster (18"x24") with the stress continuum on one side and an image of Marines working together on the other.
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Resources poster
Poster (18"x24") with resources color-coded to the stress continuum to aid Marines and family members in understanding which help agencies apply in their current situation. Space is available to add local information to augment the provided resources.
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Resource Map Handout
The 8.5"x11" handout of resource listings includes stress continuum color-coding to aid Marines and family members in identifying appropriate resources that are available across the force. Resources include unit, family, online, and national resources that address key issues such as combat and operational stress, family readiness and substance abuse.
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Combating Stress pocket guide
Common indicators of stress issues and actions to mitigate them are presented in the format of the stress continuum in a format sized to fit easily in a pocket or notebook.
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Spiritual Fitness Index Card
This is a self-assessment guide to assist service members in considering their Fitness of Spirit. For additional information regarding Fitness of Spirit resources, please contact the Chaplain for Marine and Family Programs Division.
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Coping After a Suicide (A DCoE publication)
While no one can tell you how to feel, the loss of a loved one by suicide is often shocking, painful and unexpected. This information is designed to help you understand both the grieving process as well as some of the emotions that you may be experiencing.
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Dispelling the Myths About Substance Use Disorders (A DCoE publication)
Substance use disorders (SUDs) are one of the leading health problems in the United States and are also common in the military. This information is designed to help you understand the myths, and facts, about Substance Use Disorders.
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Suicide: What Unit Leaders Need to Know (A DCoE publication)
Leaders must be vigilant in order to help prevent even one suicide from occurring. Unit leaders are in the best position to identify and intervene when a service member may be suicidal. This information is designed to help unit leaders understand the warning signs that service members may exhibit at work and helps leaders understand issues that might be under the surface
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Substance Use Disorder: What Unit Leaders Need to Know (A DCoE publication)
Substance use disorders (SUDs) are one of the leading health problems in the United States. It’s critically important for leaders to recognize SUDs and get service members help. This information is designed to help unit leaders understand the myths, and facts, about Substance Use Disorders.
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Dispelling the Myths About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (A DCoE publication)
Many of the beliefs people hold about PTSD and psychological health care are actually false, and these myths perpetuate the stigma and keep people who need help from reaching out. It’s critical that Marines understand the facts about PTSD and seek care.
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Tips for Teens - Tobacco (A SAMHSA publication)
Provides facts and dispels myths about tobacco use. Discusses long- and short-term effects, physical and legal implications, and warning signs of tobacco use. Provides information for finding treatment.
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Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event (SAMHSA)
Helps parents and teachers recognize common reactions children of different age groups (preschool and early childhood to adolescence) experience after a disaster or traumatic event. Offers tips for how to respond in a helpful way and when to seek support.
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Domestic Violence
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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Deployment Cycle Issues
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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Illegal Substance Use (Drugs)
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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Suicide Prevention
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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DSTRESS Line
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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OSCAR Resource Guide
This guide provides key resources for Marines experiencing the impacts of stress. To help you navigate the resources, they are listed alphabetically within all categories that fit: Command Resources, Policy and Procedures, Educational and Media Materials, Resources for Family and Children, Treatment, and Finance and Legal. Keep in mind that this guide is not all-inclusive; your local community may have additional resources.
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Substance Abuse Alcohol
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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Fitness Guides
Fitness is more than physical fitness; it also includes fitness of mind, spiritual fitness, and social fitness. Marines must strive for fitness across all four areas in order to successfully operate in and recover from the rigors, demands, and stressors of both combat and garrison. These guides provide indicators of the level of fitness across each of the "cords" of Marine Total Fitness. Marines and sailors should use these guides to assess themselves and their peers and intervene to improve fitness at the earliest opportunity.
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Military Family Life Consultant (MFLC)
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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Summer Suicide Prevention
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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Post-Traumatic Stress
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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DSTRESS Line Poster - Marine
DSTRESS Line promotional materials.
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DSTRESS Line Poster - Takes Responsibility
DSTRESS Line promotional materials.
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DSTRESS Line Flyer
DSTRESS Line promotional materials.
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DSTRESS Line Poster - Family
DSTRESS Line promotional materials.
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Marine Awareness and Prevention Integrated Training (MAPIT) Guide
The MAPIT Guide is a quick reference to behavioral health concepts introduced in entry level training, conducted prior to arrival at the first duty station. MAPIT defines common risk and protective factors as well as warning signs for situations when it would be beneficial to seek help related to the Family Advocacy Program, Substance Abuse Prevention, Suicide Prevention and Response, and Combat Operational Stress Control. MAPIT also reviews intervention strategies for giving help, aligned with core values, as well as referral and/or reporting procedures. Teamwork is emphasized with review of current resources for assistance.
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MCFIT
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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MAPIT
Part of the Commanders Tool's series.
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