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AfterDeployment.org Expands Resources

Free. Anonymous. Available 24/7. Any Internet user recognizes those as buzzwords to shop, chat and surf the Web. But one website aims to shift the meaning of “free, anonymous and available 24/7.”

AfterDeployment.org, the online wellness resource for military members, is marking its fifth anniversary this month. The website was launched in August 2008 after a congressional mandate for the creation of pilot projects that would offer interactive mental health material for service members and their families.

DOD seeks feedback from military youth about website

The Defense Department’s only website for military youth wants to know what kids think about MilitaryKidsConnect.org. Children and teens, ages 9 to 17, have an opportunity to add their feedback in a national survey being conducted on JBLM and other military installations through Aug. 20.

Website Teaches Coping Skills to Military Community

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2013 – As part of the Integrated Mental Health Strategy, the Defense Department’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology and the Veterans Affairs Department’s mental health informatics section have partnered to develop an interactive online educational and lifecoaching program.

Combat Center links military kids via website

The internet has become a primary tool to find resources and information and to connect with like-minds. The Department of Defense supports a website called Military Kids Connect, which helps children to cope with the stresses of that come with being a military child, like a parent’s deployments or having to frequently relocate.

Extended periods of time away from a parent can undoubtedly be difficult, but this website is one of several resources available to aid.

Secretary of the Army visits National Center for Telehealth & Technology

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. – Secretary of the Army John McHugh made a visit to Joint Base Lewis-McChord Feb. 4 and 5 to conduct a news conference announcing the completion of a comprehensive, Army-wide review of the soldier behavioral health diagnoses and evaluations. The National Center for Telehealth and Technology, commonly referred to as T2, was among the stops McHugh made to JBLM.

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