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Citizen Soldier Treatment Center, Inc.Citizen Soldier Treatment Center, Inc.
Preliminary Mission: The Citizen Soldier Treatment Center, Incorporated (CSTC) shall: (1) Seek and identify those Reserve Force veterans who have decided not to take the Post Deployment Health Reassessment (PDHRA) series or have completed the series ... Read more
The Citizen Soldier Treatment Center, Incorporated (CSTC) shall: (1) Seek and identify those Reserve Force veterans who have decided not to take the Post Deployment Health Reassessment (PDHRA) series or have completed the series and have decided not to seek treatment through the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA); (2) Provide the opportunity to take the series and other appropriate mental-behavioral health tests within a CSTC mental-behavioral health treatment facility; (3) Conduct a medical exam to assist in the diagnosis of the soldier's mental-behavioral health; (4) Evaluate the results of the PDHRA series and other mental=behavioral health tests, and make a diagnosis as to whether Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) exists or not; (5) Provide outpatient treatment for Reserve Force veterans suffering from PTSD; (6) For those vetwrans needing inpatient treatment for PTSD, suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or other medical conditions not treatable within the CSTC mental-behavioral health facility, recommend further treatment in a DVA hospital, or elsewhere if preferred.
The Citizen Soldier Treatment Center, Incorporated (CSTC) shall: (1) Establish a working relationship with Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) mental-behavioral health treatment professionals; (2) Become the mental-behavioral health treatment center of choice outside of the veterans affairs hospitals for those concerned over the possibility of the stigma associated with suffering from a mental-behavioral disorder; (3) Become a source of treatment that is both timely and convenient to commute from the veteran's home; (4) Become a nationally recognized independent source of outpatient treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); (5) Maintain a relationship with federal, state and municipal leaders, and with the mental-behavioral health treatment community.
CSTC, Inc., is a nationally based virtual organization with the leadership, planning and program development personnel are located in ten (10) states and communicate electronically and telephonically.
A model or "test-bed" is planned for the Baltimore-Washington DC corridor. Its success will lead to CSTC treatment centers in appropriate locations across the nation.