Military Families

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Supporting America’s service men and women—Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve, and Veteran—together with their families and communities by leading efforts to ensure that needed behavioral health services are accessible and that outcomes are positive.

Leading Change: A Plan for SAMHSA's Roles and Actions 2011 – 2014 (PDF 778KB)




Publications & Multimedia

Grantee Projects

  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network: established to improve access to care, treatment, and service for traumatized children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events.
  • Military Family Resource Area and Knowledge Bank: provides access to information for military family members, mental health and medical providers, educators and others on the stressors facing military families and children. It provides effective options for coping and intervention.
  • Military Families Podcast Series and Webinars: a series of 20 short pod casts called the “Essentials for Those Who Care for Military Children and Families”. In addition, a Master Speaker webinar series on topics which include Community Provider collaboration and support to Military Service Member Families, U.S. Army Culture, and the Combat Operational Stress Model.


Last updated: 11/20/2012