Veterans Group Experience

If you are experiencing symptoms of PTSD, you may want to join a study being conducted by the Stress & Health Research Center located at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. If you are a Veteran who meets the following criteria: Age 18-75, and physically able to participate you can join the study. You will be paid $400 to complete the study with a free 6-month membership to the YMCA and a free exercise/PTSD Recovery classes for 12 weeks. Participants will also receive travel reimbursement.

This study will offer two kinds of classes for veterans with symptoms of PTSD, and test their effectiveness:

  • Integrative Exercise, incorporating aerobic strength training with mindful breathing at the Embarcadero YMCA
  • PTSD Recovery Classes, offering practical facts about PTSD treatment and recovery at the San Francisco VA Medical Center

We are committed to the privacy and comfort of research participants throughout the course of the study. If you are interested in participating, please do not hesitate to contact Jordan Phan at 415-221-4810 ext. 24578.

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