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64.019 Veterans Rehabilitation Alcohol and Drug Dependence

FEDERAL AGENCY:

VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

AUTHORIZATION:

38 U.S.C. 17.
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To provide medical, social, vocational and rehabilitation therapies to eligible alcohol and drug dependent veterans.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:

Provision of Specialized Services.
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USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:

The Substance Abuse Treatment programs are located in VA medical centers and clinics. The programs offer various modalities of treatment including: detoxification, substance abuse rehabilitation (education; individual, group and family therapies; drug free modalities; relapse prevention; continuing care and other treatments), psychiatric treatment and psychotropic medication, social services, opioid substitution therapy and vocational rehabilitation. In the case of opioid substitution therapy, the VA is bound by the regulations for minimum standards established by the Food and Drug Administration and Drug Enforcement Administration.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:   Any veteran who requires treatment for substance abuse is eligible if meeting the following conditions: (1) has served in the active military, naval or air service; and (2) was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable; and (3) meets the general eligibility requirements as defined in program 64.009.

Beneficiary Eligibility:   Veterans meeting the criteria listed in the Applicant Eligibility section of this program.

Credentials/Documentation:   Discharge certificate.

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APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Pre-application Coordination:   None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Application Procedure:   Apply personally to any VA medical center, outpatient clinic, or regional office; through any veterans service organization representative; or by mailing VA Form 10-10 (Application for Medical Benefits) to nearest medical center.

Award Procedure:   Not applicable.

Deadlines:   None.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:   The same day if the applicant applies in person; generally within 7 days if by mail.

Appeals:   None.

Renewals:   None.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:   Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:   Not applicable.

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:   Not applicable.

Audits:   Not applicable.

Records:   Not applicable.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification:   36-0160-0-1-703.

Obligations:   (Salaries and Expenses) FY 01 $411,553,000; FY 02 est $427,230,000; and FY 03 est $427,230,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:   Not applicable.

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
In fiscal year 2001, specialized treatment programs for veterans with substance use disorders treated 20,100 veterans on inpatient units and 4,500 in residential programs. Over 131,800 veterans were provided outpatient substance abuse treatment services by these specialized programs.

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:

Not applicable.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:   Contact the nearest VA medical center, outpatient clinic, domiciliary, or Veterans Regional Office. (See Appendix IV of the Catalog for the list of addresses under Veterans Health Administration).

Headquarters Office:   Director, Associate Chief Consultant, Addictive Disorders (116B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave., Washington, DC 20420. Telephone: (202) 461-7352.

Web Site Address:  
https://www.va.gov/

EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:

Not applicable.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:

Not applicable.

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