Blue Star Families & Spiritune Partner to Engage Military Families in Self-Care During COVID-19 Crisis

May 6, 2020

Complimentary app for military families to help manage emotional health and well-being

Washington, D.C. – As part of Military Appreciation Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, Blue Star Families and Spiritune have announced a new partnership that gives military families complimentary access to the Spiritune app, which was created to help manage emotional health. Spiritune and Blue Star Families are year-round partners but are proud to be joining forces during this critical period of uncertainty and levels. 

Spiritune is an app that harnesses cutting edge neuroscience and music therapy techniques to give listeners a reliable, enjoyable, scientifically-informed music solution for stress reduction, emotional regulation, performance, productivity, and an overall increase in well-being. Through the combination of human-composed and AI-optimized music, Spiritune customizes playlists from a scientific perspective for users to feel better and perform better.

“Since the start of Coronavirus quarantines, military families have been sharing their struggles with us through our weekly COVID-19 Pain Points Poll,” said Kathy Roth-Douquet, CEO of Blue Star Families. “In late April, 68 percent of respondents reported being considerably more stressed than they were before this crisis. Spiritune is the kind of accessible self-care and mental health support that our families desperately need right now.”

“It’s important to be of service to those who have served us,” said Jamie Pabst, Founder and CEO of Spiritune. “And we can think of no better way to give back during this difficult time than to partner with Blue Star Families in their mission to support military families.”

Blue Star Families’ mission is to be a voice for – and provide frontline resources to – America’s service members and their families year-round, especially during the COVID-19 crisis. By partnering with Spiritune, Blue Star Families members will receive complimentary access to a tool that will help them cope with isolation, stress, and emotional hardship during a national health pandemic and forever – all from the comfort of their home. 

To access the Spiritune app, join Blue Star Families for free at bluestarfam.org/join

Media CONTACT: Michele Bradfield, Blue Star Families, [email protected], 706-304-6822

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About Blue Star Families

Blue Star Families builds communities that support military families by connecting research and data to programs and solutions, including career development tools, local community events for families, and caregiver support. Since its inception in 2009, Blue Star Families has engaged tens of thousands of volunteers and serves more than 1.5 million military family members nationwide. With Blue Star Families, military families can find answers to their challenges anywhere they are. For more information, visit bluestarfam.org.

Spiritune 

Spiritune is a music-based app that creates scientifically informed music solutions for stress reduction, emotional regulation, performance, productivity and overall increase in well-being. We’re empowered by our mission of using human-composed and AI-optimized music for wellness and productivity in the workplace (and beyond).  We combine cutting edge music therapy and neuroscience techniques to inform our music/audio content and mobile delivery solution for optimized stress-reduction and emotional outcomes – so we can create healthier, happier workplaces and people.