b'B U I L D I N G R E S I L I E N T L E A D E R S C E N T E TLLIE A E R S H I PCRE NF OERRCFROERA TRIEVSEI E NDC EAN EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAMMore than 400 studies have been conducted on the TM techique and published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, documenting its effectiveness for reducing stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, burnout, high blood pressure, substance use disorder, and PTSD; improving focus, creativity, problem-solving and positive coping abilities; and increasing resilience, emotional intelligence, and global thinking.$26 MILLION FOR HEART DISEASE RESEARCH The National Institutes of Health has awarded $26 million to study the benefits of the meditation for reducing high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, cholesterol, stroke, and risk of heart attacks. $10 MILLION FOR STRESS AND BURNOUT RESEARCHDepartment of Defense has provided more than $10 million to study the benefits of the meditation for reducing stress, anxiety, and burnout among frontline healthcare workers and for reducing PTSD among veterans.$8 MILLION FOR NEW PTSD AND SUICIDE RESEARCHA nine-site, privately-funded $8 million Phase 3 randomized controlled trial is underway in partnership with the National Center for PTSD of the Veterans Administration on PTSD, suicidality, substance use disorder, and insomnia among veterans. 6 77'