LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — To satisfy the growing psychological well being wants for post-9/11 veterans, service members, and army households within the higher Los Angeles area, Cohen Veterans Community (CVN) at present formally opened a clinic in Torrance, its third in California.
This effort is one other step towards CVN assembly the $275M dedication set forth by financier-philanthropist Steven A. Cohen to assist cut back veteran suicide and enhance look after service members and army households all through the nation.
Greater than 52,000 post-9/11 veterans, 6,000 lively obligation service members, and 10,000 army household members in Los Angeles County can be eligible for care by educated clinicians on the Steven A. Cohen Navy Household Clinic at VVSD in Torrance, positioned at 20800 Madrona Ave., Suite C-100. Care is moreover out there to the greater than 1 million veteran and army group members throughout the state of California by way of CVN Telehealth, face-to-face video remedy.
“Many veterans, service members and their households in California could face psychological well being challenges that require complete psychological well being care. Because of this, we’re right here to assist them in these difficult instances by our Cohen Clinics,” says CVN President & CEO Dr. Anthony Hassan. “This new clinic in Torrance permits us to additional ship on our confirmed success from throughout the nation, and to proceed increasing our potential to supply accessible, evidence-based psychological well being care to the army group.”
“When somebody raises their hand, we should be there to serve them,” says Medal of Honor Recipient and CVN Ambassador Ryan Pitts. “This clinic is a lifeline to the army group, and I urge anybody in must make the most of this useful resource for assist.”
Since its inception in April 2016, CVN has constructed 23 Steven A. Cohen Navy Household Clinics throughout the nation and has handled greater than 50,000 purchasers. CVN will open a 24th clinic in Oklahoma Metropolis, OK later this 12 months.
The Cohen Clinic at VVSD, Los Angeles was launched after profitable Cohen Clinic openings in San Diego in 2019 and Oceanside in 2022. CVN’s companion for the three California clinics is Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD). VVSD has served veterans since 1981 and is devoted to “Go away No One Behind.”
“Partnering with Cohen Veterans Community to carry high-quality psychological well being care to veterans, lively obligation army, and their households expands our continuum of care in order that we’re assembly folks wherever they’re on their respective journeys,” stated VVSD President & CEO Akilah Templeton. “Strengthening people and serving to to construct robust households is nice for the group. When folks really feel higher, they do higher and all of us profit from that.”
Additionally becoming a member of in at present’s ceremony have been Metropolis of Torrance Mayor George Chen, in addition to representatives for Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu and U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters. The Torrance Space Chamber of Commerce additionally joined within the celebration by main an official ribbon-cutting to mark the opening.
CVN provides focused, client-centered remedy for a wide range of psychological well being points together with despair, nervousness, adjustment points, PTSD, anger, grief and loss, household points, transition challenges, relationship issues, and youngsters’s behavioral issues. Be taught extra about how the community cares for purchasers right here.
About Cohen Veterans Community: Cohen Veterans Community (CVN) is a 501(c)(3) nationwide not-for-profit philanthropic group for post-9/11 veterans, lively obligation service members and their households. CVN focuses on enhancing psychological well being outcomes, working a community of outpatient psychological well being clinics in high-need communities, through which educated clinicians ship holistic evidence-based care to deal with psychological well being situations. It was established in 2016 by philanthropist Steven A. Cohen with a dedication of $275 million to construct the community. There are presently 23 Steven A. Cohen Navy Household Clinics nationwide. Be taught extra about CVN.
About VVSD: Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD) is a nonprofit serving all veterans since 1981 and is devoted to “Go away No One Behind.” Annually, VVSD gives providers to hundreds of army veterans all through San Diego (County), CA. For greater than 41 years, VVSD has supplied army veterans with providers together with: Psychological Well being Providers, Housing – Short-term & Everlasting, Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation, Employment & Coaching, Short-term Monetary Help, Assist for Senior Veterans, Homeless Courtroom, and Assist for Veterans Households – Ladies and Youngsters. For extra data, please go to www.VVSD.internet.
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