As a health professional caring for service members, veterans and their families, you have an important role on the forefront of military medicine. Through the campaign’s website, www.realwarriors.net, you can review evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, learn more about signs and symptoms of combat stress and learn how to build your own resilience through proactive self-care and stress management. Highlighted below are 4 ways health providers can use the Real Warriors Campaign tools and resources to better support and connect with those coping with psychological health concerns.
4 Ways Health Providers Can Use the Real Warriors Campaign
Distribute free print materials to service members, veterans and their families that highlight tips, tools, and resources to support care.
Visit www.realwarriors.net to view a variety of educational resources, such as articles and psychological health resources.
Engage with and share the @realwarriors community on Facebook and Twitter.
Share stories of Real Warriors to help audiences understand that reaching out is a sign of strength.
The Real Warriors Campaign,sponsored by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE), is a multimedia public awareness campaign designed to combat the stigma associated with seeking care and encourage service members to reach out for appropriate treatment.
Contact the DCoE Outreach Center at 866-966-1020 to confidentially speak with trained health resource consultants 24/7. For an immediate crisis, chat with or call the Military Crisis Line 24/7:1-800-273-8255, press 1.