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Mental Health America Partners With Prescription Audio To Donate $5M in PTSD Treatment Products to Veterans, Active Duty, Families, Providers
Date:11/11/2009

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Mental Health America today announced it is partnering with Prescription Audio, a Philadelphia-area based firm (Voorhees, N.J.), to make the company's scientifically based sound therapy available without charge as a download to veterans, active duty servicemen and women, their family members and health care providers.

"We applaud Prescription Audio for making this therapy available for free and are proud to partner with them," said David Shern, Ph.D., president and CEO of Mental Health America. "It is a valuable stress management and anxiety reduction tool that can immediately help our active duty troops, veterans, their families and caregivers."

Similar Prescription Audio sound therapy is currently being prescribed within the Department of Veterans Affairs and US Army hospitals to aid in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), insomnia, high stress and compassion fatigue.

In honor of Veterans Day, and in light of recent events including the Fort Hood shootings, the 250,000 copies of the download are being made available at no charge to any veteran, active duty servicemen and women, their families, as well as compassion fatigued healthcare providers suffering from mental health symptoms related to the treatment of PTSD and other related conditions. The value of the products and services being donated is approximately $5 million.

"In these trying times, we felt like we had to do something to support our warriors, veterans, their families and the mental health professionals that serve them," said Jill Slane, CEO of Prescription Audio. Individuals can learn more about sound therapy, discover how it can start helping them and access the download by going to Mental Health America's Operation Healthy Reunion's site at http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/reunions/resources.cfm or by cli
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