Online Addiction Treatment Program Offers Free Therapy To Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans
After more than 11 years of continuous war, VA and DoD leaders have failed to hire enough mental health and substance abuse providers to meet demands. Thousands of veterans and troops going without care and remain at critical risk for suicide and other lethal harms like car crashes and toxic drug overdoses.
by Sandra Evans
Lionrock Recovery, Dec. 13, 2011
(Mountain View, CA) Lionrock Recovery, a new online addiction treatment company that uses state of the art video conferencing to provide outpatient treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, has launched its services with an offer of free treatment for U.S. military veterans returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Peter K. Loeb, CEO and Founder, whose personal experience dealing with addiction in his immediate family led him to create the company, said: “I know the heartbreak of alcoholism and drug addiction. I lost my sister to addiction, and almost lost my daughter to it too. Our Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans have served America bravely, and some will return struggling with addiction. At Lionrock, we want to show our appreciation by reaching out to help.”
Veterans wishing to participate in the program, which provides treatment they can access from the privacy of their own homes, need to contact Lionrock Recovery by calling 760.994.4990 or visiting www.lionrockrecovery.com
Lionrock Recovery’s Lionrock Intensive Outpatient Network (LION) is an online treatment program offered by secure video conference which will revolutionize outpatient treatment for addiction. Combining serious addiction treatment with the convenience and privacy of getting treatment online, LION will make it easier for people struggling with addiction to get the help they need.
Lionrock clients stay connected to their lives while they heal, putting recovery lessons to work in their everyday lives right away. LION is safe and easy to use, offering great picture and sound quality. Combining this technology with Lionrock’s top addiction counselors creates a ‘best practices’ addiction treatment experience for Lionrock clients – from the privacy of home.
Lionrock Intensive Outpatient Network features:
● Serious Addiction Treatment Online From Home
● Encrypted, HIPAA-Compliant, Information Systems and Video Conference
● Best Practices Expertise
● Top Addiction Counselors
● Customized Treatment Plan For Each Client
● Morning and Evening Sessions
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Filed under: Resources | Tagged: Institute of Medicine Substance Use Disorders in the Military, Mental Health Treatment Stigma, Military and Veterans telehealth, Opioids Hyrocodone Oxycodone, Peter K. Loeb Lionrock Recovery, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, Post-9/11 veterans, Suicide prevention, Veterans Affairs staffing shortages, Veterans Online Confidential Treatment and Therapy |