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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.

    Watch the launch live with special guest Michelle Obama. Learn more at

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    G.R.L. Gives an Hour

    The music group G.R.L is bringing awareness to the 5 signs of suffering:

    1. Personality Change
    2. Withdrawal
    3. Agitation
    4. Hopelessness
    5. Poor Self-Care

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    Give Help, Give Hope.

    Shop with Give an Hour.

    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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    Connecting People

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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

    View Give an Hour's commitment

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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.

    Click for more information on upcoming trainings

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    Our Sponsors & Underwriters

    Our corporate, nonprofit, and individual supporters and underwriters are helping us lay the foundation to...

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It Takes All Kinds of Partners to Make our Efforts Successful


PartnerLogoLHI.pngLHI is an organization of nearly 1,000 people dedicated to helping our clients achieve their missions. We do this by partnering with them to help meet occupational health requirements so their empoyees are always ready for mission critical.

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PartnerLogoWoundedWarriorsNew.pngThe mission of Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members and to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other.

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Upcoming Events

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    The Campaign to Change Direction Launch

    3/4/2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Live Webcast
  2. Officer Women Leadership Symposium/Career Workshop photo
    Officer Women Leadership Symposium/Career Workshop

    Starts 3/5/2015 at 4:00 AM

    Ends 3/7/2015 at 11:00 AM

    Arlington VA
  3. Substance Abuse Family Retreat photo
    Substance Abuse Family Retreat

    Starts 3/6/2015 at 9:00 AM

    Ends 3/8/2015 at 3:15 PM

    Groton MA
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    USF Health Lecture

    3/6/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Tampa FL
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    Engaging Families Using the App "Babies on the Homefront"

    3/10/2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Silence is Golden; But Not in the Face of Mental Health Issues
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Synergetic Group! Strategic Working Meeting & Lunch Dec. 16, 2014 at ODU!
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Strategic Working Meeting & Lunch
Very excited to see 26 stakeholders join us for a collaborative event that allowed networking and to...

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Virginia National Guard Soldiers, Airmen remembered at Public Safety Memorial
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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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