Veterans and Service Members
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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)
Provides advanced surgical/medical services as well as intensive treatment for PTSD and mild TBI for post 911 era service members and veterans injured during combat operations or while training for service. Participants in the program will receive the personalized “wrap around” 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.
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.
Cohen Veterans Network (www.cohenveteransnetwork.org/at-a-glance/)
Provides high-quality, accessible, and integrated mental health care. Through their client-centered, customized outpatient care, we support veterans and their families as they begin their next mission: healthy and happy lives.
Who is eligible? Low to Now Cost Clinics
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.