Project FOCUS: Helping Military Families Cope With Stress

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A nice video that highlights Navy Medicine's program called PROJECT FOCUS[Families Overcoming Under Stress] that is a service initiated by the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in 2008 to help military families cope with the stress of frequent combat deployments. It teaches practical resiliency skills to service members and their families to better equip them to meet the challenges of deployment and reintegration. Part of this involves teaching the family to communicate and solve problems effectively, and to successfully set goals together and create a shared family story.


"You feel you cannot live without this person. You need him to feel complete. Though you no longer feel good about yourself like you did when you were “infatuated with him,” you, nevertheless, feel you can’t leave him."

Dr Linda Sapadin

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