The Valor Recovery Program (VRP) is designed to help Active Duty Military, Veterans, and First Responders process trauma, manage stress that encompasses life changes and control unhealthy behaviors of addictions while maintaining sobriety. The self-sacrifice to keep others safe involves witnessing and experiencing events that are difficult to process. VRP is a safe place for individuals struggling to face these fears without judgement, while surrounded by individuals with similar experiences who can be a great support system throughout your journey.
VRP staff assist individuals in processing traumatic events, teach coping skills, provide education on trauma and addictions, build resiliency and provide knowledge and skills on how to maintain sobriety. VRP helps individuals regain control of his/her life and heal the invisible wounds.
Trauma and PTSD Program
VRP offers a specialized track for individuals suffering from trauma and PTSD. This is a complete program that covers every type of trauma – whether experienced in childhood, adulthood or during combat. VRP is a non-emergent unit and requires individuals to not be actively suicidal or homicidal. If a patient is acute, he or she will need to be stabilized on an acute inpatient program. Once the patient is stabilized, he/she can be considered for admission to VRP.
Substance Use and Addiction Program
VRP offers a specialized track for individuals dealing with the ongoing struggles of many forms of substance use, including alcohol, pain killers, street drugs and opioids. VPR helps patients transition from living their lives with hidden addictions, to living a life of recovery and empowerment. Patient receive psychoeducation and process personal problems with drugs of abuse, relapse prevention, self-help programs, mental and physical health, emotional and social wellness, and spiritual health, daily living skills, and vocational and educational development.
VRP Key Features:
- Experienced clinicians and staff members, many of whom are current and former service members with combat and deployment experience
- Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Seeking Safety Program
- Prolonged Exposure Therapy
- Individual and Group therapy
- Evidence based curriculum that includes best practices per the Department of Defense
- Separate, private unit for VRP patients
- Daily opportunities for physical training in modern workout facility: Zone 6 Fitness
- Outdoor area with smoking allowed
- Visitation by Command available 24/7
- Military formulated medication management
- Daily visits with staff psychiatrist
- Electronic devices such as tablets, phones and laptops are permitted
- Family visitation
- Partial hospitalization program (PHP) offered
- Daily/Weekly communication with Behavioral Health staff at service member’s station of duty
- Pet/Equine therapy
- Making a difference in the lives members of all branches of the Military, National Guard, and First Responders