Combat Stress
Management Support (CSMS)

Purpose of Combat Stress Management Referral System

  • Define the institutional procedures in providing support system, effective response and continuum of care addressing combat operational stress and PTSD affecting Philippine army soldiers and the families of killed-in-action (KIA) and wounded-in-action (WIA).
  • Provide purposive and effective treatment planning and sustained care thru institutional and partnered psychosocial processing/therapy services to soldiers affected by Combat Operation Stress Reaction (COSR) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and families of KIA/WIA.
  • Outline the process of engaging and validating/vetting civilian service providers for PA soldiers affected by COSR and PTSD and families of KIA/WIA.