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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Individuals, families, organizations, and communities face many challenges that can impact mental health and well-being. Knowing where to go and what to do when difficulties arise allows us to better help ourselves and others. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness month, the Center is sharing a range of resources on suicide, family violence, and help-seeking to support a range of individuals and communities.

Please click HERE for information and resources

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Personalized Medicine in Mental Health and Performance

The NATO Personalized Medicine in Mental Health and Performance Research Task Group held a meeting on the topic of Precision Medicine in Human Performance at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC on the 8th and 9th of May 2019. This international meeting, hosted by LTC Gary H. Wynn, MD and sponsored in part by the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, focused on identification of cutting-edge precision medicine techniques that will lead to improvements in how NATO member nations provide Mental Health problem prevention, diagnoses, and treatment as well as improvements in Mental Health aspects (e.g., focused concentration, mental endurance) related to Military-relevant mission performance. International representation included Canada, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom - along with a number of US partner institutions.

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2018 CSTS Annual Report

Immediately available for viewing is the 2018 CSTS Annual Report. In this comprehensive report, you can read summaries of our work in both military and civilian populations to enhance psychological health, speed the recovery from, and help prevent the negative consequences of trauma on individuals, families, communities and nations.

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2018 CSTS Annual Report Summary

Available for viewing is a new report that contains a summary of our 2018 Annual Report. This 8-page booklet is an abbreviated version of our comprehensive annual report to provide a brief overview of what we do along with a few details of our 2018 accomplishments.   

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April is the Month of the Military Child

Children grow and thrive in loving and safe homes. The challenges military families face while serving the nation can interfere with parents’ ability to provide for the changing and complex needs of their children. In recognition of April as the Month of the Military Child, our goal is to raise awareness among community service providers of military programs that strengthen military families.