Tag Archives: resiliency

Helping military spouses, partners through deployment stress

While many military mental health initiatives emphasize the needs and well-being of service members, a unique U-M program is focused on improving the lives of military spouses and partners experiencing the stress of deployment. HomeFront Strong, sponsored by M-SPAN, is designed to help military family members build social support and positive relationships, learn new approaches

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Resiliency in early teens can protect against later substance use

Resiliency is a measure of┬ápeople’s ability to flexibly adapt their behaviors to fit the surroundings in which they find themselves. Low resiliency during childhood has been linked to later alcohol/drug problems during the teenage years. A new study has examined brain function and connectivity to assess linkages between resiliency and working memory, finding that higher

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