We are dedicated to improving the lives of military and veteran families. A core piece of that work is examining ways to enhance the health and well-being of these family members, including addressing food insecurity and combating loneliness.
Our research has shown:
- Better access to health care appointments is a perennial need for military and veteran families.
- The greatest obstacle to accessing mental health care has been the ability to get appointments.
- Challenges like substance misuse, loneliness, and intimate partner violence exist in the military community.
Visit our Research & Reports page for more details on MFAN’s research findings on topics related to the health and well-being of our military family communities.
MFAN’s 2019 Military Family Support Programming Survey
Our most comprehensive Military Family Support Programming Survey to date includes data on food insecurity, debt, emergency finances, health care, and mental health among active-duty and veteran families.