Military Substance Use Program for Males

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Military Substance Use Program for Males2024-01-16T16:09:45-05:00

Addiction Treatment Program for Male Service Members and Veterans

About Our Program

Strong Hope is a 30-day inpatient treatment program, specializing in trauma and addiction. Our program has separate male and female units, and patients must be either active duty service members (including guard and reserve), or veterans. Our dedicated program staff tailors individualized treatment plans around each patient’s unique mental health needs. In our addiction medicine program, we focus on treating the root cause of the substance abuse, whether that be trauma, environmental factors or underlying mental health issues.

Male Veteran Addiction Program Features

Our unique addiction program for male veterans features a wide range of therapy and treatment modalities, including individual therapy with licensed therapists, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), recreation therapy, maladaptive coping strategies groups, AA, expressive therapy, yoga, art therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), music therapy and pet therapy.

Eligibility

Male veterans and service members who have a substance use disorder are eligible for the program. This includes active-duty service members of all branches, National Guard, Reserve and veterans. We also accept service members who have other additional mental health diagnoses and/or issues. Additionally, we have a female-only program.

Addiction Treatment Program for Active Duty Males

The majority of the patients in our male-only military addiction program are active-duty service members. Our program requires a referral from a military treatment facility (MTF) or VA, or the mental health clinic at a military installation or unit. If you have questions about requesting a referral from your installation, or if you are a provider and have questions about submitting or authorizing a referral, just give us a call at 801-850-1982.

Addiction Treatment Program for Male Guard and Reserve Members

Members of the National Guard and Reserve are eligible for our addiction program as well. Our program requires a referral from the mental health clinic at a military installation or unit, and in the case of National Guard and Reserve, the service member must be put on active-duty orders for the length of the program in order to receive treatment. This is usually facilitated as part of the treatment referral process. If you have questions about requesting a referral from your unit or mental health provider, give us a call at 801-850-1982.

Addiction Treatment Program for Male Veterans

We also accept veterans into our addiction recovery program for men. Our program requires a referral from a VA. If you have questions about requesting a referral from your local VA, or if you are a provider and have questions about submitting or authorizing a referral, just give us a call at 801-850-1982.

Admissions

The admissions process for Strong Hope is designed to be simple and fast for those needing immediate services, and usually there is no wait list for our program. The referring provider can complete a referral in four simple steps by doing the following:

  • Call our military liaison at 801-850-1982 to establish an arrival date for the member and reserve a bed
  • Complete the Strong Hope Referral Form and fax to our facility with relevant clinical history
  • Submit a referral to TRICARE®/Triwest
  • Coordinate travel for the member, or provide unit contact information for the liaison to coordinate travel

Referring mental health providers will be provided weekly treatment updates from the care coordination team with progress in treatment, medications and assignments completed.