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Emotional Strength

Learn basic strategies to being emotionally balanced to help you get through trying times and perform better.

Organizations & Programs

American Psychological Association
Provides information on how to achieve positive emotional health.

University of New Hampshire's Emotional Intelligence Information
Emotional intelligence is an important factor that helps you recognize your own and others’ emotions. This page provides background information and measurements on emotional intelligence.

Helpguide's Emotional Intelligence resources
Basic information, resources, and tips from Helpguide.org to help you develop emotional intelligence skills.

National Institute of Mental Health
Well-established national organization providing science-based information on anxiety disorders, depression, and suicide prevention.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Information on how to determine if you have an anxiety disorder.

Documents

Handbook for Family & Friends of Service Members Before, During and After Deployment
Manual and DVD offered by SAMHSA to provide service members and their families with guidance on how to handle stress of the deployment cycle.

Courage to Care fact sheet [PDF]
Information that military families should know about identifying depression.

Tools

T2 Mood Tracker
Track your mood over a period of time using your mobile phone (Android application; from the National Center for Telehealth & Technology).

inTransition
Program from the DoD and DCoE that provides you with assistance in receiving mental-health services.

Coping after loss
DCoE fact sheet on how to cope after a loss from suicide.

Boost your self-image in 5 steps
Tips based on cognitive behavioral therapy to replace negative thoughts with positive and healthy beliefs.

Emotional Resilience Videos
Videos from WebMD on emotional health.

Self-Esteem
Information, assessment, and self-help tips from the Army & Marine Corps Public Health Center on developing and maintaining healthy self-esteem.

Grief/Bereavement
Information, assessment, and self-help tips from the Army & Marine Corps Public Health Center on coping with grief.

Anger management assessment
Information, assessment, and self-help tips from the Army & Marine Corps Public Health Center on anger management.