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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Development of a Patient Centered Mental Health Intervention for Recent Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Samantha Hack

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2017 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $192,737
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Anticipated Impacts on Veteran Healthcare: Recent Veterans of the OIF/OEF/OND conflicts are presenting in VA care with high rates of stress related mental health disorders (posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and alcohol abuse), reporting significant difficulties with social relationships and community reintegration, and dropping out of VA mental health care at unacceptably high rates. Surveys of recent Veterans show that Veterans want the VA to provide mental health care tailore...

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