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Treatment for Veterans – A Guide to TTC VA Programs

Over the past few years, a renewed focus on healthcare treatment for Veterans has improved the services available to the men and women who served our country. Unfortunately, this progress has still left many vets behind. Members of the armed forces face unique stressors, and this often creates problems that last long beyond their discharge.

Transformations at Mending Fences recognizes the difficulties faced by Veterans back home. We care about our clients from all backgrounds, but we understand that treatment of former military members must have a basis in their uncommon experiences. We feel we’ve achieved this, and that’s why many our clients have been Veterans and First Responders.

If you’re looking for mental health or addiction treatment for Veterans, review what we offer below and contact us today.

Help For Our Heroes Program

At Transformations Treatment Center, it’s not just lip service when we say there’s a major focus on treatment for Veterans here. We created the Help For Our Heroes Program with the distinctive needs of vets and first responders in mind. To ensure a focus on the unique experiences of those who served America, we enlisted former military members to create the program.

The master’s-level therapist who leads the program is a military Veteran and former first responder. When you enter the Help For Our Heroes Program, you’ll immediately know you’re among fellow service members. You’ll also play a major role in deciding on the treatment plan that works for you.

In our time offering treatment for Veterans, the following issues are the ones we see most often:

  • Depression.
  • Substance abuse disorders.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Trauma.
  • Anxiety disorders.

Unfortunately, statistics show these outcomes occur far too frequently among the men and women of America’s armed forces. Even more distressing is the fact that less than half of former military members receive mental health treatment when they need it. This no doubt contributes to the average of 20 Veteran suicides America experiences daily.

Mental health and addiction treatment for Veterans should remain a top priority. But yet, their issues are far too often swept under the rug. Don’t let yourself or a loved one become a statistic. You served our country, so let us return the favor.

Medical Detoxification for Veterans

Addiction in Veterans can occur for a variety of reasons. Someone could begin self-medicating to deal with a mental health issue, or they may have legitimately needed pain pills after suffering an injury. Regardless of the underlying issue, substance abuse disorder is a common outcome. In very serious cases of addiction, a person may need medical detox to go through withdrawal safely.

This is why each of our facilities offers an offsite detox as a central aspect of treatment for Veterans. If you need this process to get a drug out of your system, our certified staff of professionals is available to help you through every step. Unfortunately, withdrawal can be dangerous on your own.

The military creates some of the strongest American citizens, but strength and willpower alone cannot achieve victory when our bodies turn on us.

Mental Wellness for Veterans

Addiction often has an underlying psychological cause, but the difficulties faced by vets don’t always include substance abuse. Targeting mental health issues — regardless of whether they involve drugs and alcohol — is an essential aspect of treatment for Veterans. That’s why we offer the following therapies as both complementary and supplementary to the Help For Our Heroes Program:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • Trauma management and resolution.
  • Suicide awareness and prevention.
  • Stress management.
  • Military sexual trauma (MST) therapy.
  • Loss and grief healing.
  • Anger management.
  • Peer-support groups.

These are just the beginning of what we offer in our Veterans Recovery Program. Our services focus on helping you reach a sense of normalcy. Military service can be a stressful endeavor, and that’s why treatment for Veterans should always focus on their specific needs. Whether you go through our facility, a VA clinic, or another offering, the important thing is to seek help now.

Transformations at Mending Fences may be available to you through the Community Care program. Call us today to discuss eligibility and more information. (888) 995-6013

Don’t Wait to Reach Out for Help

National defense is an essential aspect of safeguarding the people of any country. Unfortunately, the unique stressors faced by those who answer the call to service have created a mental health and addiction crisis. While the overall statistics seem daunting, it’s important to remember that the real struggle is on an individual level. If you’re a vet in need of help, all you have to do is reach out.

Transformations at Mending Fences has staff on standby ready to guide you toward wellness. Our facility’s treatment for Veterans is second to none and designed specifically to address the most common issues experienced by vets. If you served your country and are now struggling with mental illness or addiction of any kind, remember that you don’t have to be alone in this battle.

Contact us today and get started on taking your life back.