Development of a psycho-social transition program and transition assessment tools for Veterans with mental illness and/or substance use disorders leaving prison
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September 2020 -
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45,000-50,000 veterans are released annually from state and federal prisons. These Veterans encounter a number of severe negative outcomes following release including homelessness, inpatient psychiatric care, unemployment, divorce, inpatient substance treatment, and reincarceration. There are a number of limitations related to effectively serving these individuals, the primary ones being the limited number of programs available specifically for Veterans leaving incarceration and few assessment t...