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Moving Forward: Overcome Life's Challenges

Moving Forward: Overcoming Life's Challenges
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Moving Forward is an online course that teaches skills to help you overcome stressful problems and meet your goals. The course is free and registration is not required. No personal information is requested or stored by the website. Moving Forward is designed for Veterans and Service Members who are facing challenges including:
  • Managing Stress
  • Balancing school & family
  • Relationship problems
  • Coping with physical injuries
  • Financial difficulties
  • Adjustment issues
There are eight modules, each containing videos, games and interactive exercises:
  1. 1. Why Should You Take This Training?
  2. 2. What Is the Moving Forward Program?
  3. 3. What Type of Problem-Solver Are You?
  4. 4. How to Solve Problems When Your Brain Is Overloaded
  • 5. How to Solve Problems When Under Stress
  • 6. How to Solve Problems
    Step-by-Step
  • 7. How to Start Solving Your Problems Now
  • 8. Where Should You Go
    From Here?
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Moving Forward Mobile App
A Moving Forward mobile app is available for users of iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch). The app is a convenient way to use stress management and problem solving tools on-the-go. It can be used alone, or in combination with the Moving Forward online course. The app is free and can be downloaded from the App store.
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Have questions? We have answers to commonly asked questions. Also, if needed, find additional resources to help you solve problems.
The In the News section includes a selection of newspaper, magazine, and articles on the Moving Forward course.
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Learn more about how and why this course was created.
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Moving Forward has received numerous awards.