Navigation Links
Volunteer Mental Health Professionals Give More Than 104,000 Hours in Mental Health Services to Military Community Through Give an Hour
Date:11/11/2013

Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 11, 2013

Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces that that its network of licensed mental health professionals has given more than 104,000 hours of free mental health services.

At the nationwide average of $100 per hour for mental health services, Give an Hour providers have given more than $10 million since Give an Hour began providing these critical services in July 2007. Give an Hour periodically surveys its providers to obtain this data. This latest figure represents a 49% increase in hours donated over the same period last year and a 9.5% increase, or an additional 4,367 hours, over the most recent quarterly survey, in August 2013.

“Our civilian mental health professionals have a critical role to play in assisting our returning troops, our veterans, and their families with the understandable psychological and emotional consequences of a decade of war. Fortunately, we have the resources and, therefore, the ability to help many who might otherwise suffer—if we work together and coordinate our efforts.” says Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, founder and president of Give an Hour. “It is my belief that as more of our mental health colleagues understand the need, more will answer the call to join our network. In addition, the work we are doing to educate families and communities—and thereby reduce stigma—will result in more service members, veterans, and military families receiving the care they need and deserve.”

Give an Hour providers are psychiatrists, substance abuse counselors, psychologists, pastoral counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychiatric nurses, and licensed professional counselors. Thousands of volunteer mental health professionals are available—in all 50 states. They are volunteer
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Volunteers join scientists in finding out who gets rid of cow dung
2. United Way Celebrates ‘Lives Rebuilt,’ Honors Volunteers One Year After Sandy
3. Face and Jaw Surgery Center Volunteers Dental Care to Children in Standing Rock
4. Gospel Fellowship Church Volunteering at Into Action Treatment
5. International Medical Volunteer Programs Bring Hope to Developing Nations Through Knowledge and Skill Sharing
6. Oregon Health Care Association Honors Long-Time Avamere Volunteer with Recognition Award
7. Atlanta cancer survivor and volunteer will be honored with ASTROs 2013 Survivor Circle Award
8. Driving cessation hinders aging adults volunteer and work lives, social lives okay in short term
9. Narconon Astore Brings Drug-Free Message to "Volunteer Night of the Angels" in Italy
10. 73% of Caregivers & CNAs Would Consider Volunteering for Shot at Rewarding, Paid Job According to myCNAjobs Caregiver Trend Report
11. Hands on HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa Massage Therapists and Estheticians Volunteer Their Time for National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2015)... Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 ... models. Their accuracy depends on the number of variables ... Recently, two noted scientists, water researcher Gerald Pollack, ... Sharon Kleyne Hour™ Power of Water® radio show, noted ... weather simulations. , None of these individuals dispute ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... The Radiology Business Management Association ... applied business information and intelligence, is proud to announce ... newsletter for its more than 2,000 members. , “RBMA ... news sources in that it is exclusively devoted to ... radiology. The newsletter is produced in cooperation with Thorn ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... April 27, 2015 Cambia Health ... has joined its team as Operating Partner within ... focused on investing in and building companies that change ... his new role, Albert will be responsible for accelerating ... so that it is both economically sustainable and person-focused, ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... Health conscious businesses in the Madison ... right on their doorstep, which will offer a wide ... and low-carbohydrate diets. This nut-based bakery will ... and will use only natural sweeteners like honey and ... to provide specialty food that is currently not commonplace ...
(Date:4/26/2015)... York, New York (PRWEB) April 26, 2015 ... on April 21, 2015 in the U.S. District ... federally-filed testosterone lawsuits ( http://www.testosteronelawsuithub.com/ ) have ... proceedings. According to court documents, matters addressed included ... seek dismissal of claims involving their products on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global warming: Computer weather models flawed report Climatologist, Water Researcher on Sharon Kleyne Hour™ radio show 2Health News:Global warming: Computer weather models flawed report Climatologist, Water Researcher on Sharon Kleyne Hour™ radio show 3Health News:Radiology Business Management Association Launches Weekly Legislative and Policy Newsletter 2Health News:Cambia Welcomes Ben Albert as Operating Partner 2Health News:Cambia Welcomes Ben Albert as Operating Partner 3Health News:Nourish Bakery Serves Up Healthy Eating in Huntsville, Alabama 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Convenes April Case Management Conference 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Convenes April Case Management Conference 3Health News:Court Overseeing Federal Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Convenes April Case Management Conference 4
... the blueprint for life and proteins are the machines that ... are linked to proteins are among the tools that enable ... But until now, scientists have been unable to determine the ... agree whether these remarkably complex molecules have well-defined structures. ...
... Researchers at The Miriam Hospital demonstrated a practical ... C virus infection (HCV), a "silent epidemic" that is ... serious health complications. "Acute HCV outbreaks have led ... it has been unclear how best to implement this," ...
... Center for Injury Research and Policy and Columbia University finds ... lower among drivers with Canadian licenses than drivers with U.S. ... crashes was 27 percent for both U.S. and Mexican drivers, ... found in 23 percent of U.S. and Mexican drivers and ...
... American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended all babies should ... deaths from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome have declined dramatically. ... and asphyxia, have increased. In an updated ... its guidelines on safe sleep for babies, with additional ...
... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay ... secrets -- your age, your real hair color and ... may be the first to spot the telltale signs of deadly ... role in detection of early melanoma if they are trained on ...
... Prof. Richard Isralowitz, of Israel,s Ben-Gurion University of the ... Scientist Award for his work as director of the ... This award is presented by the International Program of ... with colleagues from around the world to find evidence-based ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UGA scientists team up to define first-ever sequence of biologically important carbohydrate 2Health News:UGA scientists team up to define first-ever sequence of biologically important carbohydrate 3Health News:Miriam Hospital researchers pilot new acute hepatitis C screening strategy for HIV-infected patients 2Health News:Miriam Hospital researchers pilot new acute hepatitis C screening strategy for HIV-infected patients 3Health News:Fatal crashes in the US: Fewer Canadian drivers under the influence 2Health News:AAP expands guidelines for infant sleep safety and SIDS risk reduction 2Health News:AAP expands guidelines for infant sleep safety and SIDS risk reduction 3Health News:Skin Cancer Check May Come With New Hairdo 2Health News:Skin Cancer Check May Come With New Hairdo 3Health News:BGU professor receives US National Distinguished International Science Award for substance abuse work 2
(Date:4/27/2015)...  USL di Reggio Emilia, the Regional Health Service ... implemented Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA ... Network Solution (WNS) provided by Zebra has allowed ... real time via mobile computers, contributing to improved patient ... provides employee and guest Wi-Fi access and enables hospital ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... , April 27, 2015 ... focused on gynecologic disease, announced today it ... after the market close on Monday, May ... call and webcast at 4:30pm Eastern.Conference Call ... 4:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Pacific Domestic: , 888-556-4997International: , ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... , April 27, 2015 Kalorama Information ... medical records (EMR) to grow well past the ... providers, according to a recent report.  The healthcare ... sales and continued efficiency improvements will grow the ... the next five years.  The market for EMR ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Zebra Technologies' Wireless Solutions Help Reggio Emilia Hospital Staff Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs 2Zebra Technologies' Wireless Solutions Help Reggio Emilia Hospital Staff Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs 3Zebra Technologies' Wireless Solutions Help Reggio Emilia Hospital Staff Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs 4Zebra Technologies' Wireless Solutions Help Reggio Emilia Hospital Staff Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs 5Kalorama: EMR Market Expected To Grow Beyond Incentives 2Kalorama: EMR Market Expected To Grow Beyond Incentives 3
... economic time savings and quicker results ... time than other cell washers. Ultra ... and a lower profile offers convenient ... Touch-pad controlled, digital calibration of saline ...
... floor model centrifuge. High throughput, refrigeration ... speed with all windshield rotors, lifetime ... at a remote personal computer or ... automatic imbalance detection and shut down, ...
... refrigerated bench-top centrifuge. Very ... large choice of accessories, ... true sample temperature control, ... true RCF, informative display, ...
GP8RF is a powerful 3-liter ventilated centrifuge which is flexible, easy to use and fit on, beside or below the lab bench. Performs separations 50-100% faster than the rest, powerful, accommodating ...
Medicine Products: