Give an Hour on the 9/11 Day of Service

9/11 Day of Service Announcement

Mental Health Professionals:  Help our Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Combat the Psychological and Emotional Effects of War

Give an Hour™ is joining with Points of Light and the HandsOn Network and partnering with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, American Psychiatric Association, the American Psychological Association, the National Association of Social Workers, and other national and state associations to engage mental health professionals in recognizing the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks.  

Please visit to make a tribute using the following language:

  • Join Give an Hour ( to provide free mental health counseling to service personnel, veterans, and their loved ones.
  • Join Give an Hour ( to give a talk in my community to raise awareness about military mental health issues
  • More information about this effort and resources are available at:   

NASW is a proud supporter of Give An Hour, an organization devoted to developing a national network of volunteers capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions that arise within our society. Give An Hour focuses on U.S. troops and their loved ones who are currently being affect by the military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Give an Hour asks mental health professionals, including social workers, to literally donate an hour of their time each week to provide free mental health services to military personnel and their families. For more information on Give An Hour, or to volunteer, please visit

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