Press Release: Give an Hour Offers Free Mental Health Services in Response to Mass Shooting in Thousand Oaks

Washington, D.C., Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Give an Hour, a national nonprofit founded in 2005 to provide free mental health care to those in need, is opening its network of mental health professionals to the first responders, individuals, and community members affected by the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, at the Borderline Bar & Grill on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.

“The news of this type of tragic mass shooting often brings with it a sense of hopelessness,” said Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, Founder and President of Give an Hour. “But we must never give up hope and we must always step forward to support those who are suffering. For those whose lives have been forever changed because of this senseless act, Give an Hour providers can provide pro bono mental health support to help those in need. For those in the mental health community – in California and across the country – who want to assist those affected, we welcome you to join us.”

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