Quakertown, PA, May 29, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- New Vitae Wellness and Recovery has been awarded a $250,000 legislative appropriation from the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to provide services to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Services available through the grant include clinical (psychiatry, one-to-one therapy, group therapy and partial hospital), residential/housing (an array of housing options are available) and a combined residential treatment model (including clinical and residential supports). The period of performance for the grant will be July 1, 2015 to May 31, 2017.
Program objectives include decreasing PTSD symptoms, improving overall functioning and providing PTSD psychoeducational support to veterans and their families. Program outcomes include expanded outreach, screening, symptom management, coping skills education, establishing partnerships with veteran service organizations, sustainability through insurance reimbursements, promoting anti-stigma and achieving greater integration of federal, state and community healthcare services to the benefit of veterans.
There is no grant funding limitation related to character of separation. As long as the individual being treated has a Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Form DD214) and a diagnosis of PTSD, they are considered an eligible veteran.
Please contact William Hoke, Vice President for Development at New Vitae Wellness and Recovery at 610-965-9021 x240 to discuss a referral.
About New Vitae Wellness and Recovery: New Vitae Wellness and Recovery offers a variety of behavioral health outpatient clinical services, including psychiatry, one-to-one therapy, family therapy, group therapy and partial hospital, as well as integrated and holistic healing options and Certified Peer Supports. The continuum of housing options in Bucks and Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, includes personal care homes, 24/7 staffed apartments, and supported independent living apartments. Our innovative, integrated model blends clinical care with residential assistance so every person receives the support they need throughout their treatment. New Vitae Wellness and Recovery facilities include the New Vitae Mental Health Center, Mount Trexler Manor, Quakertown House and multiple Young Adult and Pathways apartment locations. New Vitae Wellness and Recovery offers specialized treatment programs tailored to the unique needs of veterans, and of young adults ages 18 to 25, and is proud to assist individuals and their families from Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and other states across the country. To learn more about our services, please visit www.newvitaewellness.com.