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HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative

Justice-Involved Veterans: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Diagnoses and Treatment Use

by Andrea Finlay, PhD, MA, BA ; Joel Rosenthal, PhD
Seminar date: 3/10/2015

Description: Drs. Finlay and Rosenthal will describe the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) and Health Care for Reentry Veterans (HCRV) programs and present results from national data that were used to examine sociodemographic characteristics, mental health and substance use disorder diagnoses and VHA treatment use of Veterans served by these programs. The value of operational partnerships in informing research will be highlighted. Dr. Susan Frayne will serve as the faculty facilitator and discussant during this presentation. Target audience: The CDA community and researchers focusing on justice-involved Veterans, VHA providers, criminal justice system partners, and community partners who work with justice-involved Veterans.

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