New Vitae Wellness and Recovery is honored to support those who have served our country through our Veteran Pathways program. We recognize that veterans’ wants and needs in residential and clinical support are specialized, particularly those of older veterans who may also be battling depression or dementia.
Addiction and substance use disorders (SUDs) are a significant problem for our nation’s military veterans. According to a study in 2017 published in Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, “The most prevalent types of substance use problems among male and female veterans include heavy episodic drinking and cigarette smoking. However, the realities of military service can also lead to drug addictions as a result of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain syndrome.
Recent data points suggest that the need to support our Veteran population continues