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

SAIL Referrals Decreasing during COVID-19

Last month, there was a significant decrease in the SAIL referral rate. There is concern that commands are not submitting referrals due to the COVID-19 crisis. Now more than ever, the Navy Suicide Prevention Program is encouraging commands and Suicide Prevention Coordinators (SPCs) to continue submitting SAIL referrals following instances of suicide-related behaviors (SRBs). SAIL … Continue reading SAIL Referrals Decreasing during COVID-19

Tips for Staying Positive during Uncertain Times

Current conversations about COVID-19 are pervasive. Whether you’re talking to your fellow Sailors in-person about the latest updates or connecting with friends and family digitally, concern about the impact of COVID-19 remains widespread across the globe. Uncertainty and ambiguous situations can often produce negative emotions, but there are many healthy ways to cope. If you … Continue reading Tips for Staying Positive during Uncertain Times

Beat the Heat of Summer Transition Stress with Support

Summertime is a great time of year, with the sun and accompanying warm weather putting us in a better mood than the short, cold winter days. We’re able to get out and enjoy the outdoor activities we missed out on during the winter months, and maybe take some well-deserved liberty to enjoy time with friends … Continue reading Beat the Heat of Summer Transition Stress with Support