Give an Hour(TM) Honors National Volunteer Week with Call to Service
Mental Health Professionals Encouraged to Join Network to Provide Free Counseling to Military Members, Veterans, and Their Loved Ones
Give an Hour(TM) is a nonprofit organization that has created a national network of licensed mental health providers who have agreed to donate one hour of their time each week to provide free counseling and other mental health services to military members, veterans, and their families who are experiencing the psychological effects of the conflicts in
“National Volunteer Week is a great opportunity to celebrate volunteerism and to ask of ourselves, what can I contribute?” says Dr.
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 and, perhaps most important, demystify mental health care for those who serve as well as for those who seek to support our troops. Give an Hour(TM) has excellent relationships with the VA, the DoD, and many veterans service organizations. In addition, Give an Hour(TM) has the support of the major mental health associations in
Although it is not required, Give an Hour(TM) offers people who receive services the opportunity to give back, by matching them with volunteer opportunities within their own communities.
Mental health professionals interested in joining Give an Hour(TM) can complete an easy online form at www.giveanhour.org. In addition, Give an Hour(TM) has volunteer needs in a variety of areas, including public relations, marketing, fund development, and event planning.
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