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Oct. 16, 2020

Photo Friday: Base Kodiak MWR Program

Base Kodiak teaches children the importance of being outside, active

Oct. 14, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek—A Discussion about Mental Health

Please join us at 3pm today for an important conversation with one of our own active duty members, who will discuss their recovery from mental health challenges, and the resources available to us all.

Oct. 7, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek—Improve Your Nutrition, Increase Your Metabolism 

This week’s Wellness Wednesday will cover a broad range of nutrition and lifestyle topics - factors affecting metabolism, preventing weight gain, building muscle, and fad diets - to help promote readiness and resiliency to those who serve.

Sept. 28, 2020

Coast Guard Resources: Chaplains – A Q&A with Sector Detroit’s local chaplain, Chaplain Jim Dewey

Chaplains are there for members and their families in ways truly unique from other people in their lives. They are mentors, advisors, and spiritual counselors to the Coast Guard workforce. They also play a critical role in suicide prevention.

Sept. 24, 2020

Help, K-12 resources for the 20-21 school year

The 2020-2021 school year looks a bit different all over the country. Some students are learning in the schoolhouse while others are learning virtually from home. Here are some resources for either  way your student is learning this year. 

Sept. 18, 2020

Make it your mission to be there and connect to protect. 

Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Isa Mariano discusses her experience helping a woman who was contemplating suicide from the Golden Gate Bridge, mid-June 2020. Mariano talked with the woman, called her loved ones and with the help of a good Samaritan, brought the woman away from the ledge before bridge authorities arrived on scene to safely escort the woman from Golden Gate.

Sept. 16, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek—Resources for personal wellness management

Join us today for Wellness Wednesday to discuss resources for personal wellness with Ms. Chris Degraw, the ombudsman program manager and Chief Warrant Officer Allyson Conroy. 

Sept. 2, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek: Determining Vital Workforce Emergency Assistance

Wellness Wednesday’s guests today include Master Chief Anthony Martinez, Command Master Chief of Sector Northern New England, Christopher James, and Ms. Leslie Cardona, who will provide guidance and a real-world example on determining when a Coast Guard member is in need of help, how to address their challenges and to which resources to connect them. The conversation will take place today from 3-4 p.m. EDT.

Sept. 2, 2020

You’re a Part of the CG Family Too—Suicide Prevention Efforts at the Coast Guard

Life in a military family can be challenging for each family member, not just the member. Upheavals like permanent change of station (PCS) moves, school changes, and deployments can increase feelings of isolation, loss, and hopelessness – and they are all risk factors associated with suicide.

July 8, 2020

PCSing in the time of COVID-19: Four families share their stories

In an effort to support others, four families share their PCS stories and what they’ve learned along the way.