Psychosocial Support for Veterans Living with PTSD

by International Medical Crisis Response Alliance


This project will provide expert psychosocial training to first-line providers (family members, clergymen, primary care physicians) so that they can best help Veterans living with PTSD. These providers will have 24/7 access to IMCRA resources developed by the very best practitioners of post-traumatic psychology. Our system allows for complete anonymity and is available in multiple languages.

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The U.S. Dept of Veteran's Affairs estimates that between 14% and 16% of U.S. veterans currently suffer from PTSD. This has resulted in alarming rates of suicide, depression, homelessness, and domestic violence, among other issues. Many veterans are not receiving the psychosocial support they need due to lack of access, denial, the stigma of mental illness, and/or perceived lack of confidentiality. Further, families, clergymen, and primary care physicians are often not trained in ways to help.


We seek to close these gaps and lessen the rates of untreated PTSD by providing psychosocial training and resources developed by experts that can be accessed 24/7, free of charge, with complete anonymity. We will also conduct outreach to target individuals in need that may not be actively seeking out help.

Long-Term Impact

This project will provide much-needed treatment for veterans living with PTSD, which will lessen the alarming rates of suicide, depression, domestic abuse, and homelessness among U.S. veterans.



Organization Information

International Medical Crisis Response Alliance

Location: Norwalk, Connecticut - USA
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Thomas G. Hedberg
New York, New York United States

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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