Domestic violence can happen to anyone, anywhere, at anytime regardless of their military service, race, ethnicity, education level, religion, gender or age.
Although experiencing stress is common for service members and their families, it should never be used as an excuse to explain or justify domestic violence under any circumstances.
Moreover, anger, alcohol, or drugs are never excuses for abuse.
That is why members of every military family — including service members, spouses, parents, siblings or other caregivers — need to be aware of the valuable resources available for anyone experiencing domestic violence.
peer support call and outreach center available to all Service members across the Department (including the National Guard and Reserves) and their families.
This website offers over one hundred real stories from veterans of all eras, genders and backgrounds explaining how they overcame their various post deployment challenges and improved their lives by seeking care.
Our nation's greatest heroes - Medal of Honor recipients (and their spouses) - speak out to save lives by encouraging America's military to seek help when adjusting to life after combat, particularly for post-traumatic stress (PTS).
The program can be especially helpful to service members and their families who live at a distance from installations.
is the first step on the path to help for military and veteran families.
If you are concerned about yourself or someone you love, take a few minutes to complete an anonymous self-assessment.