The U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is comprised of more than 6,500 public health professionals dedicated to delivering the Nation’s public health promotion and disease prevention programs and advancing public health science. Dedicated public servants, the men and women who serve on the USPHS are fighting against disease and poor health conditions.
During Mental Health Month, the USPHS is partnering with the Department of Defense to expand the number of mental health providers caring for service members, military personnel and their families who are in need of mental health services, including help with substance abuse. To see a full outline of this program and these services, visit the USPHS website.
As one of America’s seven uniformed services, the Commissioned Corps fills essential public health leadership and service roles within the Nation’s Federal Government agencies and programs. To see some Commissioned Corps Officers describe what being a member means to them, click here.