Supporting Military Families
In the thirteen years since September 11, approximately 11,000 Minnesotan National Guard and Reserve soldiers have been called to active duty. These soldiers, both men and women, are often parents, partners, co-workers, and community leaders. They are our friends, neighbors, and family members.
These resources will help you learn more about the cycle of deployment and how you can support military families in your community.
Part one of the "Parenting During Times of Transition" webinar provides tools and resources to help veteran parents living with PTSD. February 17 (10 CST). More
Part two of the "Parenting During Times of Transition" webinar identifies how to best support military families coping with deployment and reintegration stress. February 24 (10 CST). More
This family care plan can help make parenting and family decisions when a military parent is deployed.
Help the people in your life understand the cycle of deployment and its impact on children and families.
The resources on this page will help you support yourself or the adults and youth in your life.
Other Recommended Resources
Dealing With Stress — Online courses and resources for understanding and coping with stress.
Adjusting to Income Loss — Strategies and tips for minimizing the effects of reduced hours or job loss.