Veterans are persons who have served in the military.
The Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Alcohol and Drug Dependence Rehabilitation Program provides medical, social, vocational, and rehabilitation therapies to eligible alcohol and drug dependent Veterans. The programs offer various forms of treatment including detoxification, rehabilitation, and psychiatric care. Treatment programs are located in the VA medical centers and clinics.
“Hootch” is military jargon for a hut or safe place to sleep during combat. The term “dry” denotes the organization’s mission to provide a social gathering place for Veterans that is free of alcohol – one of the major problems plaguing Veterans of all eras. As such, the concept behind “Dryhootch” was a desire to establish a café-like environment dedicated to “helping Veterans who survived the war, survive the peace.”
The Justice Involved Veterans Network (JIVN) is a cross divisional effort at NIC in partnership with the VA working to improve outcomes for justice involved veterans.
The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a variety of topics that supply an abundance of vetted resources.
PsychArmor Institute is a national nonprofit that provides FREE education and support to all Americans who work with, live with, or care for service members, veterans, and their families.
Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance (SMVF TA) Center. The SMVF TA Center works with states and territories to strengthen their behavioral health systems for service members, veterans, and their families.
VetChange is a free self-management program for active duty military and Veterans concerned about their drinking. VetChange can help you build skills to better manage your drinking and other problems that can happen after deployment, including symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).