What is Operational Stress Control (OSC)?
The OSC Program, part of the 21st Century Sailor Office's (OPNAV N17) Suicide Prevention Branch (OPNAV N171), promotes an understanding of stress, awareness of support resources, and provides practical stress navigation tools to help build resilience of Sailors, families, and commands. NAVADMIN 222/19 announces an OSC program policy update effective 1 October 2019. More information about OSC background, policy, and resources can be found on this webpage by navigating the links the blue toolbar (left).
Help is always available. Call the Military Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK (option 1), text 838255 or visit www.militarycrisisline.net for free confidential support, 24/7.