The Salute to Recovery Program at our Las Vegas rehab facility offers specialized addiction treatment to military veterans and first responders whose lives have changed and become unmanageable due to substance use and mental health challenges such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and depression.
Veteran Rehab Program Details
Salute to Recovery at Desert Hope offers addiction treatment paths for veterans of all branches of the armed forces, as well as current and retired first responders:
- Law Enforcement Officers
- Emergency Medical Services Providers
- Dispatchers and Emergency Communications Personnel
- Correctional Officers/Probation-Parole Officers
Desert Hope is part of the VA's network of approved community care providers. If you cannot receive treatment with the VA and are eligible for community care, you may be able to come to us for your care. Learn more about community care through the MISSION Act.
A Day in Treatment
Monday - Friday
- Monday - Friday
What You'll Learn
- First Responder and Military Culture
- The Hypervigilant Rollercoaster
- Character and Values
- Impact of Stress
- Post-traumatic Responses
- Family & Relationships
- Cognitive Distortions
- Needs in Recovery
- Pain management
- Grief & loss
- Relapse prevention
What We Offer
Our addiction treatment team utilizes proven treatment methods to promote positive decision-making and long-term, sustainable lifestyle changes.
Proven Addiction Therapies
The therapists and counselors at our Las Vegas facility help you discover the harmful thoughts and beliefs that keep you sick and work with you to alter them. Therapies include cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, cognitive processing therapy and more.
Anger Management & Conflict Resolution
Learning to manage your anger in healthy ways is crucial to recovery. You'll learn the tools to manage both your anger and your conflicts proactively and productively.
12-Step Facilitation and Community-Based Support Group Meetings
12-Step programs and other support groups have helped many veterans find and maintain sobriety from drugs and alcohol.
Coping Skills for Sobriety
In our Las Vegas rehab program, you'll discover better ways to cope with stress and emotional turmoil than drugs and alcohol.
Family and Couples Counseling
We'll help you repair fractured relationships with the people who matter to you most.
Trauma is an unfortunate part of the lives of first responders and military personnel. We'll help you learn to process trauma so it no longer controls your day-to-day experience.
Start Your Addiction Recovery
In our rehab program for veterans, you’ll be surrounded by those who understand, people you can talk to who will just get it. From your staff members to your peers, your battalion will be comprised of people who can relate to what you’ve been through and who will not only support you but hold you accountable.
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