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  • Breaking the cycle: Beyond the Blue

    The impact of physical, sexual and emotional abuse lasts longer than an abuser’s cold touch on the victim.
  • Don’t Give Up Campaign

    Senior Airman Brian Whitcomb, 22nd Healthcare Operations Squadron medical technician, right, and Airman 1st Class DeMario Morgan, 22nd HCOS medical technician, left, inspire members of Team McConnell Sept. 1, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. There were 13 members that stood at McConnell’s gates to ensure Airmen knew they are not alone
  • Maintaining Mental Health

    As Team McConnell adapts to ‘the new norm,’ it is crucial that Airmen and their families maintain their mental health while practicing safe social distancing. If you or someone you know is seeking professional support please contact, Military OneSource at (800) 342-9647 or the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). (U.S. Air Force
  • PTSD Awareness leads to positive treatment

    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder can be debilitating in some patients, but thanks to advancements in research and the continued training of mental health providers, treatments are getting better all the time.Maj. Joel Foster, Chief of Air Force Deployment Mental Health, said treating PTSD has improved dramatically in the last 20 years.“Twenty years
  • Coping with stress through healthy thinking

    Stress. Even mention of the word can increase anxiety for some. Everyone deals with stress differently, but how you cope with daily stressors can have great impacts on your quality of life and overall health.Stress is actually the body’s response to any demand, including change. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there are at
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