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Benefit Details
Veterans Alcohol and Drug Dependence Rehabilitation Program
Managing Agency Veterans Health Administration (VHA) http://www.va.gov/health

Program Description

The Veterans Alcohol and Drug Dependence Rehabilitation Program provides medical, social, vocational, and rehabilitation therapies to eligible alcohol and drug dependent Veterans. The programs offer various forms of treatment including detoxification, rehabilitation, and psychiatric care. Treatment programs are located in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and clinics.

General Program Requirements

You must be enrolled in the VA health care system (or qualify based on one of the exceptions in the law). Go to Basic Medical Benefits Package for Veterans to see the program requirements.

Generally, in order to receive VA benefits and services the Veteran/servicemember's character of discharge or service must be under other than dishonorable conditions (e.g., honorable, under honorable conditions, general). However, individuals receiving undesirable, bad conduct, and other types of dishonorable discharges may qualify for VA benefits depending on a determination made by VA.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

For more information, contact your nearest VA medical facility. Visit http://www.va.gov/directory/ to locate your nearest VA medical facility.
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