Frequently Asked Questions
What is AfterDeployment.dcoe.mil's mission?
AfterDeployment.dcoe.mil is a wellness resource for the military community. Our mission is to help service members, their families, and veterans overcome common adjustment problems following a deployment.
What resources are available on AfterDeployment.dcoe.mil ?
The resources and exercises on AfterDeployment.dcoe.mil address post-deployment challenges, including: post-traumatic stress and triggers; conflict at work; re-connecting with family and friends; depression; anger; sleep problems; substance abuse; stress management; kids and deployment; spiritual guidance; living with physical injuries; health and wellness; and much more.
The developers have created a media-rich, fully interactive website. Resources available include assessments, multimedia educational resources, video interviews with service members and veterans, blogs by psychological health experts, and discussion forums.
Who can use this website?
The content on AfterDeployment.dcoe.mil is directed at service members, veterans, and their families, as well as health care providers who serve the military community. Since the website is available and open to the public, anyone with a computer and access to the Internet is welcome to use any of the website’s resources.
Does this website take the place of in-person care?
No. The information, tools, and exercises on AfterDeployment.dcoe.mil are not intended to substitute for in-person consultation or advice from a health care professional. The voluntary self-assessments serve only as guides to help users better understand their concerns. The website’s resources are intended to provide information and tools for self-care. They can also be used in conjunction with care under the direction of health care professionals.
Can I use AfterDeployment.dcoe.mil if I'm also working with a health care provider?
Yes. You can tell your health care provider that you're using AfterDeployment.dcoe.mil's self-guided resources and invite your provider to visit the website.