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The Ballistic Missile of Behavioral Health Prevention

By Lt. John Knorek, prevention and outreach officer, Directorate for Mental Health Services at Naval Hospital Okinawa Why go ballistic with prevention? A proactive approach to universal prevention is our revolution’s secret weapon. We remix an old battle cry with ballistic power. Why, because prevention and ballistic missiles share three common traits and advantages; Long-range Coverage; Rapid Response and Significant …

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Reserve Success at Hope of Martin

By Capt. Janie Brier, executive officer, Navy Medicine Education and Training Command – Reserve Component From July 7-July 19, 2013, I was the medical director and senior Navy adviser for the Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Exercise “Hope of Martin” (HOM).  I participated as a medical provider in three previous IRTs, but this was my first time in a command and …

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