Behavioral Health Toolkit for Providers - Military and Veterans

Military and Veterans Behavioral Health Tool Kit for Providers

Veteran Facts:

  • 23 million American Veterans
  • Veterans and their families use both the VA and non-VA providers for their health care
  • Veterans are often exposed to situations that impact their health for a lifetime
  • Veterans’ health is different than the civilian populations according to a recently published report of America’s Health Rankings: 2016 Health of Those Who Have Served Report
Table 1: Health Status Comparison:  Veteran vs. Non-Veteran
Table 1: Health Status Comparison: Veteran vs. Non-Veteran
Table 2: Preventative Health Services Comparison:  Veteran vs. Non-Veteran
Table 2: Preventative Health Services Comparison: Veteran vs. Non-Veteran
Table 3: Mental Health Condition Prevalence Comparison of Veterans to Non-Veterans
Table 3: Mental Health Condition Prevalence Comparison of Veterans to Non-Veterans

Military Service & Culture

Screening

Culture Training:

Resources:

Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Shared Decision Making

Optum Guidelines, Policies & Manuals

Continuing Education – Various Topics

Patient Supports

Provider Search

National Resources