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Black History Month: Exploring Race-based Trauma, Support Systems, & Celebrating Cultural Strengths

Posted Feb 21, 2024

Listen in to this thought-provoking episode of the People of Color in Psychology podcast where Dr. Brittany Hall-Clark, renowned PTSD expert and consultant for the National Center for PTSD, shares insights on overcoming challenges often faced by mental health professionals of color.

Stream for free: Youtube | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | TMCI’s website

Composite photo of veteran Stanley Sanders, portraying an optimistic expression as he gazes ahead. Overlaying the image is a silhouette of an airplane, symbolizing his journey and experiences. Also visible is a photograph of Stanley and his wife, suggesting continued support and companionship.

Face the Fight™ Coalition Expands to More Than 50 Members, Funds Next Round of Grants Supporting Veteran Suicide Prevention

Posted September 14, 2023

As the nation marks September as National Suicide Prevention Month, Face the Fight has gained momentum in bringing together businesses and organizations in the fight against veteran suicide. Read More

How USAA’s Face the Fight Is Building a Coalition to Combat Veteran Suicide

Posted July 12, 2023

Veteran suicide has been in decline since 2018, at the height of an epidemic that saw more than 18 U.S. military veterans end their own lives every day since the start of the Global War on Terror, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs 2022 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report. Read More

UT Health Science Center San Antonio joins USAA and Face the Fight™ to reduce veteran suicide

Posted July 11, 2023

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also referred to as UT Health San Antonio) is providing experts trained in military and veteran mental health to help San Antonio-based USAA launch Face the Fight™, a social impact initiative with an aspirational goal to cut the veteran suicide rate in half by 2030. Read More

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Ambitious new campaign aims to reduce veteran suicide rate by half

Posted July 9, 2023

Every day, Andre Rush, a retired Army officer and former White House chef, does 2,222 pushups. And every day, he thinks about what that number symbolizes: a tribute to the military veterans who die daily from suicide. Rush’s ritual is more than just a tribute, however. Read More

Dr. Katherine Dondanville Talks on Cognitive Processing Therapy and PTSD

Posted August 28, 2021.

Sanity Podcast. Dr. Jason Duncan interviews Dr. Dondanville about Cognitive Processing Therapy and PTSD for his Sanity Podcast. Listen to the Podcast Below!

Not Just for Soldiers: Civilians with PTSD Struggle to Find Effective Therapy

Posted May 20, 2019.

National Public Radio (NPR) describes the nationwide shortage of mental health providers trained in evidence-based PTSD therapies such as Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure, highlights the work of the STRONG STAR Training Initiative in training community-based providers in these therapies. Read More

HST061: The STRONG STAR Training Initiative with Brooke Fina

Posted June 12, 2018.
ISTSS Stress Points, newsletter of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, highlights STRONG STAR Training Initiative efforts to increase veteran access to evidence-based treatments for PTSD. Read More.

STRONG STAR Training Initiative Working to Increase Veteran Access to Evidence-Based Treatments for PTSD

Posted November 1, 2018.
ISTSS Stress Points, newsletter of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, highlights STRONG STAR Training Initiative efforts to increase veteran access to evidence-based treatments for PTSD. Read More

UT Health S.A. launches programs to help veterans, military caregivers

Posted July 3rd, 2017.

KENS-5 TV news story highlights the STRONG STAR Training Initiative as one of two UT Health San Antonio programs to help military veterans. Read More

UT Health to Train More Therapists to Treat PTSD

Posted June 27, 2017.

Texas Public Radio story announces and highlights the need for the STRONG STAR Training Initiative. Read More

Initiative to train providers in top PTSD therapies

Posted June 23, 2017.
UT Health San Antonio Newsroom announces the launch of the STRONG STAR Training Initiative and its national expansion. Read More

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