I am really glad that my words are helping another charity since this group started long after I posted Hope spark plug works! It was posted in April to go with the theme of PTSD Patrol.
Spark of Hope Offers Free Mental Health Screenings to Veterans and First Responders
During the Holiday Season South Florida behavioral health treatment center is committed to improving the mental wellness of our service men and women
MARGATE, Fla., Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark of Hope, a Joint Commission Accredited behavioral health treatment center located in Margate, Florida, wants veterans and first responders to know they are not alone during the holidays. The Center, which recently launched its Veterans and First Responders in Recovery Program for substance abuse treatment and mental health counseling, is offering complimentary mental wellness screenings to all active duty or discharged veterans and first responders in the South Florida area. Each screening takes 45 minutes to an hour to conduct, and it consists of a bio-psychological assessment, suicide screening, mental health examination, depression inventory, and a comprehensive behavioral health assessment. For veterans and first responders dealing with acute symptoms of PTSD, depression and anxiety, Spark of Hope offers neuro-psychological testing, biofeedback, neuro-feedback and brain mapping on a case-by-case basis. To be eligible, a veteran or first responder must present proof of service such as an active duty or service member ID and DD-214 for discharged veterans. read the rest here
From Spark of Hope
After the success of our inaugural event, the Broward Mental Health Summit (BMHS) this past September, we couldn’t wait to get started on the planning of our next event, the 2019 Broward Mental Health Summit which will take place at the same Charles F. Dodge Center in Pembroke Pines on September 12, 2019.