mental health and balance

Mental health and taking care of yourself

Overall wellness is closely tied to the balance that exists between our emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental health.  Mental health problems can affect your thoughts, mood, and behavior.


This old family photo taken on July 1, 2016, shows U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Weber and his family, including the six children the couple adopted from Ukraine. Weber is currently the logistics department head stationed at the Maritime Force Protection Unit in Bangor, Wash. Photo courtesy of Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Weber.

National Adoption Month – Adoption Reimbursements

While November is National Adoption Month, the important messages of National Adoption Month resonate throughout the year. Here’s how the Coast Guard can help members with adoption.


Jennifer Conole, Transition and Relocation Manager, at a Hiring Our Heroes event.

Dear Coast Guard Family: Spouse Employment Programs and Resources

If you’re a Coast Guard spouse seeking employment, there are a variety of programs and resources to support you.


New Year, New You: Reduce your stress in 2018

Everyone feels stress to some degree. It is part of life. But how you cope with it makes a big difference.


Navigating the holiday season

As we wrap up 2017, take a moment and reflect over the past year to assess your passions, purposes, goals and needs to drive your actions for the future.


Dear Coast Guard Family: Living your best Coast Guard life

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. In this post, Rachel shares a personal story about overcoming obstacles and provides tips and resources for us all.


National Adoption Month 2017: Teens need families, no matter what

This year’s theme, “Teens Need Families, No Matter What,” centers on teenagers who have spent years in foster care needing the commitment and care of a loving family to help them transition into adulthood.


Benefits to be “Thankful” for

It is by the support of our service, our members, our families, and our nation we remain Semper Paratus.


Be there – it takes a community

Written by: John Sparks, Coast Guard SUPRT Program Director Hey Coastie, you are trained to be a lifesaver. In fact, you will, on any given day, put yourself in harm’s way to ensure the safety of others. But what about […]


Take Action: You Filed Your Taxes…Now What?

Rather than expecting tax season to help you recover or being worried if it will cause you even more financial stress and problems, why not think proactively about your finances all year so that whatever comes in April, you are ready and more resilient? April is not just the end of tax season, it’s Financial Literacy Month, and CG SUPRT can help you feel better about what you are doing with your money.


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