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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
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