A Reminder Regarding Prescription Maintenance Medications
January 1, 2016
In October 2015, TRICARE pharmacy benefits changed regarding prescription maintenance drugs. TRICARE beneficiaries who are taking an affected drug can take action to avoid paying more for some prescription drugs by contacting the TRICARE Pharmacy contractor, ESI. To find out more, read the full article on tricare.mil.
Alcohol and Drug Use Screener
The following assessment is a quick four-question tool used to screen for drug and alcohol use. The CAGE AID screener is commonly used and helps determine if further drug and alcohol assessment is needed.
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How Do I Handle the Transition When My Spouse Returns from Active Duty?
Some returning members of the armed forces can easily move back into the rhythm of home life. However, many families find there is a period of adjustment. This doesn't mean you can't get back to where you were before or someplace even better.
By the time your kids reach their teenage years, they are well on their way to becoming young adults who will face a whole new set of responsibilities. You can’t hold your teen's hand throughout the journey, but you can help them prepare.