Families of military men and women can sign up for a Red Cross "buddy" by calling 579-3955.
It may be as simple as having someone to talk to relieve the stress. Or finding services available to military families.
The "buddy" is a Red Cross-trained mental health and social work professional. He or she can help families assess situations before they become problems.
The program was implemented in 1999 immediately following the tornadoes that struck several northern Cincinnati suburbs. It was the first Red Cross program of its kind in the nation.
The person making the request for a "buddy" must be an immediate family member of the military personnel.
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