NEWS

  • Counselors provide services online during COVID-19 outbreak

    More than 579,000 people in the United States have been infected with the new coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Millions have filed for unemployment benefits over the past few weeks, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, and more than 25,000 people in the

  • Airmen support initiative: Increasing support of Airmen, families

    Beginning in January 2019, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas opened three embedded Airmen support centers across the base. The base chapel, Airman and Family Readiness Center, and 19th Medical Group teamed up to establish satellite work spaces within individual units to care for Airmen better

  • Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. --  September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very

  • New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31

    Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health

  • PTSD treatment confronts the trauma behind the disorder

    Post-traumatic stress disorder is considered one of the “signature wounds” of the current conflicts in the Middle East. But many people may not know that there are highly effective treatments for this invisible wound being deployed at Air Force hospitals and clinics today. It’s normal to feel

  • Coping with stress through healthy thinking

    Stress. Even mention of the word can increase anxiety for some. Everyone deals with stress differently, but how you cope with daily stressors can have great impacts on your quality of life and overall health.Stress is actually the body’s response to any demand, including change. According to the