What is the VA Mission Act?

By Vincent Bindi – First Responder & Family Wellness

As a treatment facility that caters to veterans, it is imperative that we are familiar with the VA Mission Act so that we may provide additional support to our veteran clients.  While veterans in our program maintain weekly contact with their VA representatives, we at TruVida Recovery and Wellness Military Veterans Program are skilled in navigating the appropriate programs for our clients.

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Deployed… and Left Alone at Home

By Chelsea Davenport – Co-Founder PEAK 1 Wellness

I have a very dear friend that had a baby girl at then end of last summer. What was a happy and blissful time with this new addition to her family soon turned out to be a very scary time. A few weeks after her birth she was having serious health concerns which landed her in the hospital. Her situation was so severe that she had to be transferred to a different hospital that was better equipped to handle her critical condition. She then needed to be put on life support and was fighting for her life.

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Tips for “Life” After a First Responder Goes to Treatment

By Safe Call Now Admin

Life after treatment for a first responder can be an adjustment, but if you follow a few simple tips, the transition to an independent life can be smooth and successful.

Follow Your Aftercare Program

You’ll exit your treatment armed with an aftercare plan to help prevent relapse, so it’s important to closely follow your individualized plan. Studies show that extended substance abuse treatment utilizing an aftercare program is associated with improved outcomes.

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