White Papers

Promoting Mental Combat Readiness Among America's Armed Forces

Awareness, Education, and Stigma Reduction

Categorized Under: Defense, Health, Research + Evaluation



As much as 20 percent of troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan have traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, or other mental health problems. Yet the stigma attached to those problems keeps many service men and women from seeking help. This white paper describes ICF's comprehensive social marketing campaign aimed at moving soldiers to get the treatment they need to ensure their mental combat readiness along with their physical readiness.

Insight Details

Published: Jul 7, 2009
Author: Michelle Graham Hicks
Source: ICF International

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