Department of Psychiatry
Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology
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
Christopher, Paul P.; Aaker, Elizabeth A.; Lennox, Amanda; Fisher, William H.; Fulwiler, Carl E.; Hartwell, Stephanie W.; Smelson, David; and Pinals, Debra A., "MISSION Diversion & Recovery for Traumatized Veterans (MISSION DIRECT VET): Early Findings and Lessons Learned" (2010). Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations. 630.