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(42.0649,-71.0551)
 

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Mission Statement

To serve veterans who have served in the US military services by providing medical and mental health care.

Description

This program serves women veterans who have a diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD)and Substance Use Disorder (SUD). It is a 6-12 week treatment program to assist these veterans in increasing their quality of life,maintaining sobriety and reducing symptoms related to PTSD. The program seeks to provide education related to self care while providing intensive treatment for the above disorders. It is a step in the potential continuum of care through Veterans Affairs. Veterans may go on to other programs upon completion or they may return to their former residential situation. There are 4 day time staff at the residence which provide treatment, case management and coordination of the program. Their are a maximum of 8 veterans in the program at any one time. The evening and weekend staff will consist of "Residential Managers" who will obtain free housing and supervision in exchange for monitoring safety and compliance issues, through a supportive non-clinical role with the women veterans.

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