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Give an Hour(TM)'s Volunteer Mental Health Professionals Provide More Than $1.4 Million in Services to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans, Families, and Communities
Date:6/24/2009

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Give an Hour(TM), a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their loved ones, announces results of its May 2009 survey.

Give an Hour(TM) periodically surveys its volunteer providers to assess its impact and effectiveness and to determine how programs and services can be adapted to best meet the needs of this population.

The May 2009 survey found:

  • 14,556 total hours have been donated in mental health services, not including volunteer hours spent on operations
  • 5,132 hours were given in direct, face-to-face counseling
  • 860 hours were given in phone counseling
  • 6,454 hours were given in education and outreach
  • 2,110 hours were given in additional ways, such as community events

Using a nationwide average of $100 per hour for mental health services, Give an Hour(TM) providers have donated $1,455,600 since Give an Hour(TM) began providing these critical services in July 2007.

Give an Hour(TM) has more than 4,200 licensed mental health professionals on its network, in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Give an Hour(TM) aims to recruit 40,000, or 10 percent, of the nation's 400,000 mental health professionals to this cause.

Founded in September 2005 by Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen Romberg, a clinical psychologist in the Washington, D.C., area, the organization's mission is to develop national networks of volunteers capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions that arise within our society. Give an Hour(TM) providers offer assistance to individuals, couples, children, and families. In addition to direct counseling, volunteers give presentations, provide consultation, teach skills, offer support,
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