Veterans Mental Health Grants
Awarded programs provide counseling and treatment to veterans and their families with grant funding. Services address diagnosed conditions in order to improve their quality of life, relationships, outlook, and successful integration with their communities, including:
Services and treatment that include evidence-based practices for diagnosed conditions or co-occurring conditions including but not limited to: trauma and stress related disorders, anxiety disorders; mood disorders; suicidal thoughts and behaviors; substance use disorders; Concerns related to identity; adjustment disorders; and marriage/family/relationship concerns.
Services based upon the premise that an individual with a “lived experience,” in this case military service, is uniquely able to contribute to the rehabilitation and recovery of those needing services. Services are provided to veterans and their families in a non-clinical environment from trained/certified individuals. Services may include but not limited to: operation of Peer Networking centers, support groups, information and referral services, advocacy, technical assistance, life skills training, and other direct services.