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Behavioral Healthcare for Veterans

In response to the growing need to improve and expand services to our nationís veterans and service members, the Commonwealth of Virginia established the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program (VWWP) in 2008. It is operated by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services in cooperation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services.

The VWWP supports the following persons on their road to recovery from the effects of stress-related injuries (such as post traumatic stress disorder) or traumatic brain injuries:

Regional coalitions of community services boards, brain injury services providers, and other public and private service providers are offering services across the Commonwealth. These coalitions will enhance the existing array of services in their communities based on an ongoing assessment of local needs. Following are examples of the services that may be available through these networks of public and private providers:

For further information or assistance, please call toll-free 1-877-285-1299 or your regional office.

The objective is to steadily improve access to behavioral health services and support for Virginiaís veterans and their family members within their normal daily schedules. We are working together to seek partnerships, pursue adequate resources and implement a system of outreach and care to proactively protect and restore the quality of life of every veteran and every family member.

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