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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Coaching into Care with VA-CRAFT to Promote Veteran Engagement in PTSD Care
Principal Investigator:

Eric R. Kuhn

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - August 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $269,161
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Impact: Family members are primary sources of support for Veterans struggling with PTSD. While family support and encouragement are powerful facilitators of Veterans’ mental health care engagement, few interventions have been developed that capitalize on this support. To address this gap, VA created Coaching Into Care (CIC) – a national telephone-based coaching service intended to educate, support, and empower family members and friends who are seeking services for a Veteran. While program evalu...

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