If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Military Crisis Line or call 911: 1-800-273-8255, press 1 or Text 838255

Understanding Prescription Drug Misuse

There are many different types of prescription drug misuse. Find out how misuse happens and how to protect yourself.

Have you heard the phrase “no pain, no gain?” That’s not exactly true.

When feelings of loneliness, distress and/or suicide come up, substance use can make these feelings worse.

Be aware, prescription opioids and alcohol are a bad mix.

Asking for help shows your strength and keeps you and your career safe.

Self-medicating carries serious risk for your health and career.

Among Service members, sleep problems are common. The good news is there are strategies you can use to improve your sleep!

Remember that misusing prescription drugs to “get the job done” puts you and the mission at risk.

Prescription drug misuse means using prescription drugs without following your health care provider’s directions.

TDY/TAD, PCS, deployment or time away from family or friends can feel challenging. As a Service member, how do you handle these potential stressors?

If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Military Crisis Line or call 911: 1-800-273-8255, press 1 or Text 838255