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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Development of a psycho-social transition program and transition assessment tools for Veterans with mental illness and/or substance use disorders leaving prison
Principal Investigator:

James LePage

Location: Dallas, TX
Congressional District Code: 30
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - August 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $232,586
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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...

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