Tracy Stecker Ph.D.

Tracy Stecker, Ph.D.

Tracy Stecker, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the Psychiatric Research Center in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School and at the White River Junction VA. Dr. Stecker is a psychologist and mental health services researcher who focuses on help-seeking behavior in individuals with mental illness. She has received funding from NIMH to develop and test cognitive-behavioral interventions to increase mental health treatment seeking among Veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, focusing on those with symptoms of PTSD and suicidality. She has also received funding to assess whether these interventions increase addiction treatment attendance among individuals with alcohol use disorders through NIAAA. Her book, Five Survivors: Personal Stories of Healing from PTSD and Traumatic Events, will be published in October.

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