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Knowing how to successfully navigate stressful times is a vital skill. These resiliency resources provide a variety of information related to managing stress and improving one’s ability to endure hardship.
Boosting Resilience through Spirituality (non-government)
Combat & Operational Stress Control (APHC)
Resilience Training Resources
Substance Abuse & Dependency
Alcohol and Pregnancy: Why Take the Risk? How much do you know about alcohol use during pregnancy? Take our quiz to find out.
Alcohol and drug abuse often leads to addiction, which can severely damage your life and your career. The following links provide information on drug and alcohol abuse prevention resources.
Alcohol and Substance Misuse (APHC)
Army Substance Abuse Program
DoD Tobacco Cessation Program: UCANQUIT2 (non-government)
ADA Meth Mouth (non-government)
Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously. The following resources promote suicide awareness and provide information on effective suicide prevention strategies.
CDC Weekly (May 2013) From 1999 to 2010, the suicide rate for women increased 31.5%, from 6.2 to 8.1. Among women, suicide rates increased with age, and the largest percentage increase in suicide rate was observed among women aged 60–64 years (59.7%, from 4.4 to 7.0).
Army Suicide Prevention Program
Suicide Prevention Resources (APHC)
Women and Smoking: A Winnable Fight Smoking remains the leading preventable cause of disease, disability, and premature death in the United States and the risks associated with smoking are even higher in women. Check out this recent article about women’s Winnable Fight against smoking.
Smoking and How to Quit The US Department of Health and Human Services has compiled a useful collection of Women’s Health information and resources about smoking and how to quit. Different women need different resources as they try to quit. The information on this site provides tobacco cessation support for the long and short term.
Rising E-Cigarette Use Tied to More Smoking Teens
Tobacco-Free Living (APHC)