Operation Warrior Wellness, New York, NY
Nature of Program: OWW provides grants for veterans and service personnel to learn the Transcendental Meditation technique, a simple and easy-to-learn mental technique that has been shown to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression by up to half within eight weeks.
Type of Program: Transcendental Meditation.
Treatment Frequency: The Transcendental Meditation technique is taught through a standardized course of instruction, consisting of five initial training sessions and followed by regular checkups over the subsequent six months. These checkups ensure ease of practice and provide additional instruction as needed. The program is provided at local TM centers, available in every state.
Number of Veterans Receiving Treatment: The initiative provides training to 500 veterans and service personnel every year working in partnership with a network of veterans’ service organizations, VA medical centers, and military installations around the country.
Latest News: The Transcendental Meditation technique is an evidence-based approach to relieving stress and stress-related disorders and improving creativity and performance. In fact, over 350 peer-reviewed studies, including research funded by more than $27 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health, verify the extensive mental and physical health benefits of the TM technique.
Financial Considerations: Limited, needs-based scholarships are available for veterans and military personnel, as well as their families. For more information, contact your local TM center. You can find the center closest to you by calling 1-888-LearnTM.
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