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Remembrance Event4/14/2015


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Expires: 4/21/2015
The Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Diversity Committee held a Days of Remembrance event today on the quarterdeck.

​The Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Diversity Committee held a Days of Remembrance event today on the quarterdeck. This presentation commemorated the Holocaust as well as other events of genocide throughout history. Thank you to all who attended and participated as well as to our outstanding Diversity Committee.remember.jpg

Alcohol Awareness Month4/15/2015


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Expires: 4/30/2015
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. The FREE, “WATCH OUT FOR THE HOOK", seminar is an insightful look at Stress and Trauma and the lures of alcohol misuse.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. The FREE, “WATCH OUT FOR THE HOOK", seminar is an insightful look at Stress and Trauma and the lures of alcohol misuse. Featured guest speaker is Vietnam Veteran and Author, Mr. Ray Clark.
This event will be located at the Russell Marine & Family Center BLDG 40, Auditorium, Camp Lejeune
28 APR 0900-1030
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Only 300 seats are available. This is a wonderful opportunity. Don't miss out.
NHCL Mobile APP for Android4/15/2015

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Expires: 4/30/2015
Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune is proud to announce a downloadable patient app for Android & iOS.  

PATIENT PHONE APP IS HERE!!!

 
Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune is proud to announce a downloadable patient app.
Get your free copy today from GOOGLE play or the Apple App Store.
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NHCL Arrivals App6/29/2015

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Expires: 8/1/2015
Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Announces New Pregnancy App,  "NHCL Arrivals"!Download this free app from Google Play Store or iOS Apple Store Today and explore the wealth of information for first time and experienced parents.
5k BREAST CANCER AWARENESS FUN RUN/WALK9/8/2015

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Expires: 10/16/2015
5K BREAST CANCER AWARENESS FUN RUN/WALK
Date: Friday, 16 October
Location: Bldg 40 (Russell Marine & Family Center on Brewster Blvd)
Registration: 10:30 AM; RUN/Walk: 11:30 AM
This is a Free event open to all military personnel, family members and DoD Employees. Info: 440-7454/450-3752
RETIREE HEALTHCARE TOWN HALL MEETING9/8/2015

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Expires: 9/16/2015
RETIREE HEALTHCARE TOWN HALL MEETING16 SEPTEMBER 20153:00 PMNAVAL HOSPITAL CAMP LEJEUNE GALLEY (on Lower Level)
This is an opportunity for all beneficiaries to obtain healthcare information from the Commanding Officer.POC: Mr. Raymond Applewhite, Public Affairs Officer; Phone 910.450.4463
Wilson Gate Closed 0830-1500 Wednesday Oct 710/6/2015

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Expires: 10/8/2015
Exercise Urgent Response to close Wilson Gate tomorrow after morning rush hour CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - The Wilson Gate will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 as part of Exercise Urgent Response 2015. Urgent Response is a full-scale exercise designed to train the emergency services on the base to respond to a major crisis incident. The Provost Marshal Office will direct traffic throughout the exercise. Traffic will not be allowed to enter nor exit through the Wilson Gate until the end of the exercise. Residents are advised to seek alternate routes and prepare for delays.

​The exercise will simulate a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device and will include the cooperation of the emergency services on the installation to include fire and police services, the emergency operations center and Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune. Residents are also advised the mass notification system will sound at the beginning of the exercise. The exercise is closed to the media. For more information and for updates during the exercise, please follow us at www.facebook.com/camp.lejeune.-30-

32ND BEIRUT MEMORIAL OBSERVANCE CEREMONY10/20/2015

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Expires: 10/24/2015
Three events planned for 23 October 2015. 1) Private Candlelight Service; 2) Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony; 3) Beirut Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony
MILITARY RETIREE HEALTHCARE TOWN HALL MEETING11/23/2015

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Expires: 12/17/2015
Captain Rick Freedman (CO, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune) will host the Military Retiree Healthcare Town Hall meeting, Thursday, December 17, at 2:00 p.m. in the Naval Hospital Galley (lower level). 

The hospital Dermatologist, LCDR Leah Spring,  will give a presentation on "Dermatological Disorders", which was the most recent topic requested by retirees in the area.
Please contact Mr. Raymond Applewhite, Public Affairs Officer at 450-4463 for additional information.
Naval Hospital prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine9/1/2016
Expires: 9/30/2016
Press release NHCL 160901
Naval Hospital prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine

Press Release
NHCL 160901
September 1, 2016
Contact: Mr. Michael Cole
Office: 910-450-3836
Mobile: 910-545-1447

 

Naval Hospital prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine
Operations continue as normal with all services available.
 
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to cross Florida then travel northeastward, impacting North Carolina bringing the potential for flash flooding, strong winds, and possible tornado activity Friday and into Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, in cooperation with Marine Corps Installations East, is making preparations to maintain services and support to its more than 150,000 beneficiaries throughout this weather event.
The hospital set Hurricane Condition of Readiness IV, or COR IV, Wednesday following a meeting with Camp Lejeune emergency management officials.  COR IV is set when hazardous weather is expected within 78 hours and is the first condition of heightened readiness. 
 
During COR IV personnel are reminded to take steps such as clearing debris from around their homes, secure loose equipment, ensure they have a several day supply of non-perishable food items and water, review their emergency plans and ensure an adequate supply of medications. The hospital is making similar preparations such as stocking up food supplies, reviewing communication plans and backup systems, and notifying essential personnel. 
Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune is open as normal and is seeing beneficiaries. 
 
Follow NHCL on Facebook (facebook.com/NHCLejeune) and Twitter (@NHCLejeune) for the latest information.  You can also contact our quarterdeck at 910-450-3079 or 450-4722.

 

Strength, Trust and Acceptance Key to Suicide Prevention9/2/2016

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Expires: 9/30/2016
Suicide Awareness and Prevention Blog

 

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by Lt. Justin Baker

 

Clinical Psychologist
Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune
 
Suicide continues to be the 10th leading cause of death within the United States, and it is estimated that about 20 Veterans die by suicide each month. Furthermore, death by suicide surpassed combat related deaths in 2012. We must rededicate ourselves to efforts that prevent these deaths and to decrease the stigma associated with mental health diagnoses, and it begins with a conversation. 
 
As we take time during the month of September to increase our awareness of mental health and particularly of the risk of suicide, let us join together to educate ourselves, reinforce mental toughness, build trust, and encourage others to seek help when necessary.
 
Often, when people struggle with emotional pain, they feel isolated or alone in their struggle. In the military community they may begin to feel like a burden to their command or unit, or that they no longer belong. This sense of worthlessness and hopelessness works to drive a suffering person further into their depression. Sometimes, despair takes over and the suffering individual feels that the only way out is to take his or her own life.
 
A significant portion of individuals that chose to end their life by suicide have never been treated by a mental health provider. This demonstrates the important need for all of us to join together as a family, and be aware of any significant changes in personality or behavior in those around us.  Changes that may indicate someone is suffering. More importantly we need to step in and ask them how they are doing, offer a caring ear to listen or shoulder to lean on, and help them seek the appropriate mental health treatment if warranted.
 
We need to look out for others. We need to be honest about our suffering. We need to educate ourselves on the risks of suicide, and the signs that someone is hurting. Most importantly, we need to step up, speak out, and change the direction and culture of mental health towards one of strength, trust, and acceptance.
 
Join us in our efforts to raise awareness, reduce the stigma, and make a difference in someone’s life.  Over the next several weeks we’ll begin the conversation starting with various aspects of suicide awareness. More importantly we’ll discuss the many paths to help that are out there.  We’ll have new blog posts each week, and will be holding a virtual town hall to hear from you. 

 

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