Three Resources to Help You Start Prioritizing Self-Care

What do setting healthy boundaries with others, going for a long run and keeping a gratitude journal have in common? They are all small ACTs of self-care. Self-care looks different for everyone. On some days, self-care might be one routine you do for yourself in the morning, like drinking a full glass of water and … Continue reading Three Resources to Help You Start Prioritizing Self-Care

Three Actions to Take to Practice Lethal Means Safety

Preventing suicide is an all hands, community effort. This year, consider adding “taking steps to prevent suicide” to your New Year’s resolutions. Whether you take time to support a friend following a challenging time or equip members of your team with free and confidential resources for psychological health, we all can play a role in … Continue reading Three Actions to Take to Practice Lethal Means Safety

6 Ways to Stress Less This Summer

What are the first images that come to your mind when you think about summer? Is it the smell of fresh cut grass or the sun hitting your skin? What about spending time with friends at a park, swimming in the ocean, or getting some much needed R&R to recharge?   Whatever your summer ends up looking like, we want … Continue reading 6 Ways to Stress Less This Summer

Staying Resilient During Times of Change and Transition

Throughout the pandemic, resilience has been discussed through the lens of coping with uncertainty, economic setbacks, and loneliness. Individuals, organizations, and cultures alike have been challenged by difficult experiences, adversity, setbacks, and trauma. We’ve all been asked to adapt this last year in so many ways—at work, at home, at social gatherings, and more. As we slowly begin to transition back into an environment … Continue reading Staying Resilient During Times of Change and Transition

How to Respond to Stress in a Healthy Way

Sometimes, it might feel like stress comes from all directions at once – from juggling responsibilities at work, to navigating family life, to keeping up with friends or running errands, there’s often a lot to get done or make decisions on. Even though you can’t often control what life throws your way, you do have … Continue reading How to Respond to Stress in a Healthy Way

SAIL Program Changes Strengthen Communications

Suicide prevention is an all-hands effort that requires ongoing efforts to promote health and a sense of community. The Sailor Assistance and Intercept for Life program (SAIL) is a program that quickly provides Sailors needed connection and support during the stressful period after a suicide-related behavior. Per to NAVADMIN 021/21, the Navy has adjusted procedures … Continue reading SAIL Program Changes Strengthen Communications

Refreshing Your Sense of Purpose

“Feeling connected to others and having a sense of purpose are fundamental to our emotional and mental well-being. We find joy and satisfaction in having a heart-to-heart talk with a loved one, going on a picnic with friends, participating in a community volunteer event, achieving a long-sought goal, and other activities that bring us closer … Continue reading Refreshing Your Sense of Purpose