Women's Health Portal
Mental Health and Substance Abuse 
women's health portal mental health topics

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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 external link (non-government) 

Counseling Services external link  

Combat & Operational Stress Control

Emotional Well-being external link  

Resilience Training Resources external link  

Substance Abuse & Dependency

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  (PHC)

Army Substance Abuse Program external link  

DoD Tobacco Cessation Program: UCANQUIT2 external link (non-government) 

ADA Meth Mouth external link (non-government)

Suicide Prevention

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) external link From 1999 to 1020, 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 external link  

Suicide Prevention Resources (PHC)