Hold your ice buckets — a new challenge is on. The students in the physical therapy class of 2019 have challenged the other students in their IPEC 501 course to the 22 push-up challenge, an event to raise awareness about the 22 veterans who commit suicide each day. Read more about the challenge here..
The effects of military service on the members of our armed forces has widespread impact on the lives of our service members and their families. All healthcare professionals have a role in identify mental health problems and helping to refer veterans to the most appropriate resources. We are proud of our students for taking the lead to raise awareness of these issues.
View the students challenge to their classmates here. Let’s support our vets!