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MISSION Diversion & Recovery for Traumatized Veterans (MISSION DIRECT VET): Early Findings and Lessons Learned
Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations
  • Paul P. Christopher, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Elizabeth A. Aaker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Amanda Lennox, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • William H. Fisher, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Carl E. Fulwiler, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Stephanie W. Hartwell, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • David Smelson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Debra A. Pinals, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Psychiatry
Date
1-1-2010
Document Type
Poster
Abstract

MISSION DIRECT VET is a SAMHSA- funded, court based diversion program targeting veterans in Massachusetts with trauma-related mental health and substance use problems. MISSION-DIRECT VET seeks to: Reduce criminal justice involvement Treat mental health, substance abuse and other trauma related symptoms Use a systematic wrap-around model Provide care coordination, peer support and trauma informed services Develop interagency partnerships to serve veterans with co-occurring disorders

Citation Information
Paul P. Christopher, Elizabeth A. Aaker, Amanda Lennox, William H. Fisher, et al.. "MISSION Diversion & Recovery for Traumatized Veterans (MISSION DIRECT VET): Early Findings and Lessons Learned" (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/william_h_fisher/123/