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    For the third year in a row, Got Your 6 is excited to participate in the Macy’s American Icons campaign. Together, we’ll celebrate the people, places, and things that make America great—all in effort to empower our country’s military veterans and families.

    Visit any Macy's store from May 16 to May 25 to give back and get back for Got Your 6.

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    The Campaign to Change Direction

    This national mental health campaign is comprised of a collection of concerned citizens, nonprofit leaders, and leaders from the private sector who have come together to “change the story” in America about mental health, mental illness, and wellness.

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    There are many ways to easily help Give an Hour continue to provide free mental health services. A portion of these goods/services/sites goes directly to Give an Hour without any additional cost to you.

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    Give an Hour's Got Your 6 Educational Training Ground

    Give an Hour has made a commitment to help train the next generation of mental health providers. If this is you, click below to learn about:
    Military Culture I Reintegration and Deployment I Mental Health I Military Families and Children

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    Give an Hour and the Army National Guard Collaboration

    Give an Hour's Army National Guard Program will increase awareness of Give an Hour services and work with local communities to create a comprehensive system of care for ARNG families.

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    Learn More About the Got Your 6 Initiative

    A campaign led by the entertainment industry that will create a new conversation in America, one where veterans and military families are perceived as both leaders and civic assets.

    Jobs | Education | Health | Housing | Family | Leadership

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    Give an Hour and Wounded Warrior Project

    Give an Hour and Wounded Warrior Project has partnered to offer Clinical and Cultural Training for Community Mental Health Providers: Treating Veterans and Family Members.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

To support Mental Health Awareness Month in May, experts from Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) will answer questions from health care providers who treat members of the military.


There are several ways to submit questions:

  1. Email: Submit question by email to
  2. Facebook: Post a question to the DCoE Facebook wall, use hashtag #AskDCoE, comment with your question on a related post
  3. Twitter: Tweet your question to @DCoEPage, use the hashtag: #AskDCoE

It Takes All Kinds of Partners to Make our Efforts Successful


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Upcoming Events

  1. Macy's & Got Your 6 Team Up photo
    Macy's & Got Your 6 Team Up

    Starts 5/13/2015 at 5:00 AM

    Ends 5/31/2015 at 5:00 PM

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    Operation T.A.L.K.

    5/30/2015 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    Tinley Park IL
  3. Center for Deployment Psychology Training photo
    Center for Deployment Psychology Training

    Starts 6/15/2015 at 9:45 AM

    Ends 6/19/2015 at 9:45 AM

    Minneapolis MN
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    Second in a Series GAH Training Webinar

    6/23/2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    NAMI Homefront Course

    6/23/2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    College Park MD
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Recent Posts

May 19
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Putting Compassion into Action: Assisting the Military Population through Community Collaboration and Creative Problem Solving Tuesday, May 19th 9:30 am - 10: 30 am McGuire Veteran’s Hospital
Meeting focused on the power of collective impact to increase networking, identify resources,...

Richmond Community

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May 8
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Updates, Upcoming Events, and Info Sharing
May is: 1. Mental Health Awareness Month 2. Military Appreciation Month 3. May 8 is Military...

Norfolk Community

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April 24
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Working Lunch Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at ODU
Over 35 people representing over 25 Veteran Service and Military Family Service Organizations...

Norfolk Community

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April 18
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The Power of Experience: How Barbara Van Dahlen Reimagined Her Career
Give an Hour's founder, Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, is honored to share her story about building GAH to...

Give An Hour Connected

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April 11
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Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors: Helping Veterans Enjoy the Outdoors Again!
The mission of Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors (MiOFO) is to provide improved outdoor recreation...

Detroit Community

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We want you to know what we're doing, what issues we're talking about, what partners we're working with, and how you can join us in our efforts to serve veterans, service members, their families, and their communities.

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