VA Boston Healthcare System
Mental Health: Substance Abuse Programs
This inpatient unit, located on the Brockton campus, offers veterans the opportunity to detoxify from drugs and alcohol in a safe inpatient setting.
Our staff, consisting of psychiatrists, nurses, social worker, and a nutritionist, work to stabilize and help the veteran to gain improved mental health through abstinence.
Most veterans stay three days, with longer stays based upon medical need. Services include:
Staff, together with the patient and family, develop a treatment plan for the substance abuse problem and the veteran's return to the community.