Veterans and Service Members
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Updated July 2020
Education and Resources
Veterans Affairs: National Center for PTSD (https://www.ptsd.va.gov/index.asp)
The National Center for PTSD is dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD.
Programs Addressing Physical and Mental Wellness
Insomnia, Addiction and Pain
Home Base (http://homebase.org/) Intensive Clinical Program
Home Base has launched the country’s first two-week Intensive Clinical Program (ICP) to treat Veterans and Families who are struggling with the Invisible Wounds of War, including Post-Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, Depression, Anxiety and co-occurring substance use disorders. Based in Boston, but serving Veterans and Families from across the country, the Intensive Clinical Program offers a holistic and innovative approach to clinical care
Home Base (http://homebase.org/) Outpatient Program
Since its inception in 2009, Home Base has provided care and support to more than 11,000 Service Members, Veterans and Family Members affected by the Invisible Wounds and related conditions. Home Base’s approach ensures treatment is highly individualized and coordinated. Each participant receives a full, personalized assessment by the Home Base clinical team. Assessments are multi-disciplinary and include a thorough review of psychosocial needs such as housing, health insurance, and employment.
Shepherd Center (https://www.shepherd.org/patient-programs/care-for-us-service-members)
Provides a comprehensive rehabilitation program that focuses on assessment and treatment for service men and women who have sustained a mild to moderate traumatic brain injury, along with co-occurring PTSD or other mental health concerns (such as depression or anxiety), from service in post-9/11 conflicts. Center
UCLA's Operation Mend (http://operationmend.ucla.edu/get-care)
UCLA Operation Mend provides advanced surgical/medical services as well as intensive treatment for PTSD and mild TBI for post 9/11 era service members and veterans injured during combat operations or while training for service. Participants in the program will receive the personalized care for which UCLA Operation Mend is known. All care, travel and accommodations are arranged and provided for at no cost to Operation Mend patients and their families.
If you are interested in participating in Operation Mend or are inquiring about the program on behalf of a wounded warrior, please contact them at (310) 267-2110 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boot Campaign (www.bootcampaign.org/reboot/)
Provides funding to world-class physical and mental wellness programs for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, addiction, and insomnia. By removing financial barriers, our service men and women can receive the treatment that they deserve and have earned.
Veterans Village of San Diego (http://vvsd.net/)
Assists homeless veterans who have substance abuse and/or mental health issues, including men and women who have recently returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. At the heart of VVSD's programs are five pillars of success: Prevention, Intervention, Rehabilitation, Aftercare and Employment services.
Mission is to help veterans and their families through the challenges of transitioning from active military service back to civilian life, and beyond.
Our Cohen Military Family Clinics provide specialized therapy for depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other transitional challenges. We also provide marriage counseling, relationship counseling and help with children’s behavioral issues to support the entire military family. The Cohen Clinics provide veterans and their families with high-quality, accessible care, regardless of discharge status or role in service.
CVN Telehealth is confidential, face-to-face video therapy. The same high-quality care available at a Cohen Clinic is also available via a computer, tablet or phone.
The journey starts with a form fill, phone call or email. A first appointment can be scheduled the same day if a veteran or family member is in crisis.
Locations: WA, CA, TX, CO, OK, TN, FL, NC, VA, MD, PA, NY
Eligible: Anyone who has served in the United States Armed Forces, regardless of role while in uniform, discharge status, or combat experience. This includes the National Guard and Reserves. Parents, siblings, spouses or partners, children, caregivers, and others. (All Confidential) Download Brochure
Clinics and Institutions
DOD TRICARE (https://tricare.mil/)
Department of Veterans Affairs (www.va.gov)
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,240 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,061 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.