Suicide Prevention Month: Birdwell Foundation Saves Lives With PTSD Help For Veterans And First Responders
September 16, 2020
Houston, TX – September is Suicide Prevention Month. Everywhere health awareness news is focusing on the growing suicide pandemic caused by the social isolation of COVID-19 stay-at-home and social-distancing orders, financial losses and other traumas.
The widespread depression and often overwhelming hopelessness worsen post-traumatic stress (PTSD), foisting it into the limelight as a tragic reason too many Americans take their lives in desperation. Nowhere is PTSD more prevalent than among Veterans, First Responders and their families.
With multiple chapters in each of twelve states and growing, The Birdwell Foundation for PTSD is unique in its rapid personal response and one-on-one services that have proven to transform, restore and save lives.
World Mental Health Day - October 10th -- Chosen for PTSD Benefit
To help other veterans, the Johns Creeks Veterans Association partnered with the Birdwell Foundation and World Chamber of Commerce for the inaugural “No One Heals Alone” Benefit Gala at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. The event is timely; October 10 is World Mental Health Day.