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  • Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs (ACSAP): External Link, Opens in New Window  The primary goal of the Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs (ACSAP) website is to provide Soldiers, commanders, Army Substance Abuse Programs personnel, Unit Prevention Leaders (UPL) and all other members of the Army community with an informative, user-friendly online environment.
  • Army One Source: External Link, Opens in New Window  Army OneSource provides access to all Family programs and services, regardless of geographical location.  This delivery system harnesses the resources that are already in place and uses personal contact and technology to improve on the delivery of service so that Families get support closest to where they live.
  • Combat/Operational Stress Control External Link, Opens in New Window
  • Defense Centers of Excellence For Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury: External Link, Opens in New Window  The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) was established in November 2007 as part of the Department of Defense (DoD) to promote the resilience, recovery and reintegration of warriors and their families who face psychological health (PH) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) issues.
  • Deployment Health Assessment Program (DHAP): External Link, Opens in New Window  The Deployment Health Assessment Program (DHAP) is a Department of Defense (DoDI 6490.03) directed program that serves as a gateway to referral care, medical readiness, services and programs for Soldiers and DA Civilians in the deployment cycle.  As a critical element to the Army Ready & Resilient Campaign (R2C), the DHAP works to increase Soldier and DA Civilian well-being/resilience, and unit readiness through the early identification of physical and behavioral health concerns, which if not detected and treated, could lead to potentially serious outcomes.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Behavioral Health:  Answers to Questions about Mental and Behavioral Health and the Soldier.
  • Health Information Products e-Catalog: External Link, Opens in New Window  TIP cards, brochures, books and other vital information for Soldiers can be obtained for use in the field from the US Army Public Health Command at http://phc.amedd.army.mil/ External Link, Opens in New Window.
  • Military OneSource: External Link, Opens in New Window  Whether its help with child care, personal finances, emotional support during deployments, relocation information, or resources needed for special circumstances, Military OneSource is there for military personnel and their families...24/7/365!
  • MTBI Chain Teaching Programs for Soldiers and Leaders External Link, Opens in New Window (AKO):
    The Soldier version of the PTSD/MTBI Chain Teaching program is for use by commanders and leaders.  The intent of this chain-teach is to train leaders and educate and inform Soldiers to identify the signs and symptoms of PTSD/MTBI and reinforce the collective responsibility to take care of each other.
  • Rehabilitation and Reintegration Division (R2D) External Link, Opens in New Window
  • Soldier Combat Stress Reaction:  A Pocket Guide for Spouse and Loved Ones: External Link, Opens in New Window 
    A Soldier's return from deployment is a time of great excitement and joy.  It may also be a time of stress, frustration, or disappointment if the reunion does not meet your hopes and expectations.  All Soldiers go through an adjustment period from being a combat Soldier to being your son or daughter, parent or spouse.  This adjustment period is normal.
  • TG 320 Guide to Coping with Deployment and Combat Stress: External Link, Opens in New Window  Combat is more stressful than any training can be.  The goal of the enemy is to stress and confuse you.  Security and support operations can involve heavy stress, even if there is no combat or home front stressor.  Mental and physical fitness will help you endure the stress of combat and military operations.  Know the signs of combat and operational stress reactions (COSR), what to do for self and others, and when to seek help.
  • Warrior Care: Setting the Example for Military Well-Being External Link, Opens in New Window