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Health and Wellness

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychology
AACAP produces several online fact sheets for military families:


Believe in Tomorrow Foundation
The Believe in Tomorrow Foundation provides respite care to families with critically ill children, including military families.

CaringBridge
Non-profit organization allowing families to connect with hospitalized loved ones by providing password-protected personalized web pages, complete with journal entries and photographs.

DeployMed Research Link
A Department of Defense website designed to inform Servicemembers, researchers & health care providers, and leaders about DoD and other federally funded research on deployment-related health issues.

DisabilityInfo.gov (Federal and State Resources for Individuals with Disabilites)
This website is a collaborative effort between 22 federal agencies to provide a one-stop information and referal service for individuals with disabilities. The website has also has state map feature to make it easier to find disability-related information in your community. To browse through state information, just select one of the nine subject tabs — benefits, civil rights, community life, education, employment, health, housing, technology or transportation — at the top of any DisabilityInfo.gov page. Then click on the State and Local Resources map on the right-hand side bar to find information on that subject in your state.

Fisher House Foundation
The Fisher House Foundation administers comfort homes near military medical centers for military family members with hospitalized relatives.

Hooah 4 Health
A U.S. Army health promotion and wellness web site.

Medicare
The official US Government site for people with Medicare.

PDHealth.mil
A DoD website for health providers to assist Servicemembers and their families with health issues following deployment.

Strategic Outreach to Families of All Reservists (SOFAR)
SOFAR is a pro-bono program run by mental health professionals to provide support and counseling and educational services to the families of National Guard and Reserve Servicemembers returning from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kuwait.

TRICARE
Official site for all TRICARE information.

TRICARE Educational Briefings
Humana Military Healthcare Services (HMHS) provides these online briefings to help National Guard and Reserve members learn about TRICARE benefits, TRICARE, inactive duty status, benefits during pre-activation and activation periods, TRICARE for family members, TRICARE Reserve Select, and behavioral healthcare services.

TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS)
Premium based TRICARE Plan offered for purchase for certain members or former members of Reserve component and their families.


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