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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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59th MDW: Mental health impacts readiness
June 1, 2023
— Our mental, physical, and emotional well-being can affect many aspects of our health. Taking a holistic approach allows us to achieve wellness in all facets of life...
Breaking silence: Shattering the taboo of mental health
May 15, 2023
— May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness...
New mental health care initiative improves access to care and readiness
May 8, 2023
— Air Force mental health leaders implemented a new initiative to nearly all Air Force bases to improve access to mental health, increase access to support resources, and mitigate the impact on readiness...
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs: DOD focused on improving mental health of force
March 9, 2023
— Defense Department health leaders provided testimony at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing March 7. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Dr. Lester Martinez-Lopez said the department is committing resources with a focus on preventing suicides of military and family members. ...
Online courses provide aid to those affected by suicide
September 22, 2022
— The Defense Department is now offering two online courses that provide support and guidance for those affected by suicide...
New 988 dialing code to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
July 14, 2022
— Starting Saturday, July 16, 2022, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will change to a new three-digit dialing code: 988. ...
Healthy weight: How diet, lifestyle and mental health impact your eating habits and fitness
July 13, 2022
— Think you might need to lose a little weight? You're not alone. Even in the military, where maintaining physical fitness remains a job requirement and a key component of military readiness, thousands of service members struggle with weight...
Air Force secretary talks PTSD, mental health with medical leaders
June 30, 2022
— Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall met with Air Force Medical Service leaders to discuss the Department of the Air Force’s approach to prioritizing post-traumatic stress disorder care and support June 24...
960th CW hosts Mental Health & Resiliency Fair
June 14, 2022
— More than 1,220 Airmen and families attended the 960th Cyberspace Wing’s 2nd annual Mental Health & Resiliency Fair in-person and virtually at the Bob Hope Performing Arts Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland May 14...
Mental Health Awareness: It’s okay to answer Question 21
May 4, 2022
— May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a good time to bring up Question 21 on Standard Form 86, which federal employees complete for initial or renewed security clearances. ...
Invisible Wounds Initiative helps build a supportive culture for Airmen, Guardians, and families through focused leadership
January 27, 2022
— The Command Team Campaign is a communications effort to increase knowledge and enable command teams to build connectedness, trust, and openness to tough conversations about cognitive, emotional, or behavioral conditions associated with trauma or adverse life events...
Restoring mental health in the New Year
January 26, 2022
— When the New Year comes around, many people look at re-establishing positive aspects of their life. They declutter their homes, start a new workout routine, work on paying off debt or start a new hobby. Either way, the decisions they make are beneficial to restoring their mental health. ...
Tough Conversation: Suicide, mental health awareness
December 23, 2021
— Brig. Gen. Caroline M. Miller, the 502d Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Casy Boomershine hosted their “Tough Conversation” forum Dec. 14, 2021, where they discussed suicide awareness and mental health issues with 12 JBSA-Randolph members...
Relationships, connections, support critical to preventing suicide
September 15, 2021
— Challenges created by the pandemic have left many feeling stressed and isolated. During times like these, relationships and interpersonal connections to family and friends are vital to a person’s wellbeing...
PTSD: Seeking out mental health care is the first step to wellness
June 29, 2021
— Service members, family members and veterans who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder may repeatedly re-experience their ordeal as nightmares, flashbacks or frightening thoughts, especially when exposed to events that remind them of their original trauma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
960th CW hosts Mental Health and Resiliency Fair at JBSA
May 26, 2021
— The 960th Cyberspace Wing kicked off National Mental Health Awareness Month by inviting service members, civilians and their families to its inaugural Mental Health and Resiliency Fair at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland May 1 with more than 800 attendees both in-person and virtually...
Reducing the stigma, encouraging mental health care in the military
May 19, 2021
— In the military, the stigma of mental health is grounded in the cultural misperception that a service member must have "zero defects" to be mission-ready. While the Department of Defense strives to identify and eliminate barriers to care that service members face regarding mental health treatment, stigma remains a significant issue within the military...
Through good days and bad: A caregiver supports wife's recovery from invisible wounds
May 10, 2021
— There are many roles a person will play in a lifetime. For military families, these roles often cross the threshold of personal and professional life...
Department of the Air Force leaders focus on resiliency
February 10, 2021
— Senior leaders are focused on building and growing resilience by establishing a task force called Operation Arc Care. This task force is currently reviewing resilience programs and overarching strategy using a phased approach which began in November...
Maintaining good mental health vital through ongoing pandemic
February 9, 2021
— The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has created new challenges for everyone. Normal routines have been replaced by unfamiliar isolation and adjustments to home-life, work, and school...