U.S.VETS Offers Free Mental Health Vet Services at Outside the Wire

U.S.VETS' new website for the Outside the Wire program helps connect veterans and their family members with free mental health services, available at 12 community colleges throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties. (Graphic: Business Wire)

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LOS ANGELES--()--Hoping to attract even more needy veterans, U.S.VETS, the nation’s largest nonprofit serving homeless and at-risk veterans, has launched a new website highlighting its mental health services.

Outside the Wire operates at 12 Southern California community colleges and technical schools and at Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles. The new website can be found at www.usvetsoutsidethewire.org.

“We want veterans and their families to know we’re here for them,” said Stephen J. Peck, president and CEO of U.S.VETS. “The new website lays out all the different services available from a team of excellent professionals.”

Individual, group, and family therapies offered through Outside the Wire include:

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Interventions (CBT)
Substance Abuse Intervention
Parenting Skills Intervention
Anger Management Strategies
Coping and Problem-Solving Skills
Exposure Therapy

“By bringing these preventative and early mental health treatment options to veterans,” Peck said, “Outside the Wire helps to increase their chances of transitioning successfully to civilian life.”

United States Veterans Initiative (U.S.VETS) is the nation’s largest nonprofit provider of comprehensive services to homeless and at-risk veterans. With 21 residential sites and 9 service centers in 14 cities across 6 states, the District of Columbia and the territory of Guam, U.S.VETS provides vital services such as case management, employment assistance, job placement, counseling, as well as drug- and alcohol-free housing to over 3,000 veterans each day. Learn more at www.usvetsinc.org.

In addition to Patriotic Hall, Outside the Wire is currently located at Coastline Community College, Irvine Valley College, Cypress College, Fullerton College, Cerritos College, Santa Monica College, Los Angeles Community College, Pasadena City College Long Beach City College, El Camino College and Los Angeles Trade-Tech.

Contacts

U.S.VETS
Judy Biggs
VP of Development
jbiggs@usvetsinc.org
Office: (213) 542-2610
Cell: (310) 343-8469

Contacts

U.S.VETS
Judy Biggs
VP of Development
jbiggs@usvetsinc.org
Office: (213) 542-2610
Cell: (310) 343-8469