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MISSION DIRECT VET (Maintaining Independence and Sobriety through Systems Integration, Outreach, and Networking Diversion & Recovery for Traumatized Veterans, “MDV”) is a study funded by a grant from SAMHSA to the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) being conducted by UMass Medical School, UMass Boston, the Veterans Administration, the DMH, and other state agencies. This court-based diversion program serves Massachusetts veterans with trauma-related mental health and substance use problems.
Christopher, P., Fisher, W. H., Foti, M., Fulwiler, C. E., Grudzinskas, A. J., Hartwell, S. W., Smelson, D. A., & Pinals, D. (2013). A Jail Diversion Program for Veterans with Co-occurring Disorders: MISSION - DIRECT VET. Psychiatry Information in Brief, 10 (1). Retrieved from http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol10/iss1/1
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Jail Diversion, Co-occurring Disorders, Trauma history