Veterans make up the fabric of our communities around this great nation. When veterans return home from combat, they have many needs that often go unmet. We simply can’t allow that to happen anymore. That’s why we created Veterans Recovery Resources.
Having spent the last 10 years treating Veterans and Soldiers with chronic pain, I’ve learned there are both challenges and common approaches that work.
One of the central tenets of Veterans Recovery Resources is Veteran peer support. As a “by Veteran, for Veteran” organization, our team has been there and understands what Veterans are experiencing.
“Addiction is a treatable disease,” said Jim Ware, Clinical Advisor to Veterans Recovery Resources and owner of Recovery Resources in Daphne, AL. “Understanding how the brain is impacted by substances is a health issue and one that is absolutely treatable.”
A study commissioned by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and the United Health Foundation, determined that there is a preparedness gap as it relates to community-based mental health providers being able to take care of the special needs of military veterans and their families.
Deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan increases the risk for death by suicide among current and former US military personnel, new research shows.
Veterans Recovery Resources is different. It is a community-based program designed specifically for Veterans, by Veterans. The goal? To provide therapy and treatment options for Veterans in crisis, regardless of their ability to pay for services. And ultimately, to foster a vibrant community of Veterans–and their