Items Tagged ‘intensive treatment program’

Healing the Invisible Wounds

November 27, 2019

Healing the Invisible Wounds

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I was part of a female engagement team, and we were helping an all-girls school that had been blown up by the Taliban rebuild,” recounts Yoland Poullard, an Army veteran who came to Operation Mend for help with her survivor’s guilt. “I was transitioning to Kabul when my team went out on a convoy to […]

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Tags: featured, intensive treatment program, PTSD


Keeping Families Close As They Heal

August 27, 2019

Keeping Families Close As They Heal

By uclahealth uclahealth

This summer, UCLA Operation Mend took another step toward removing barriers to care for warriors by giving their children the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles together with their families. Children of patients participating in the intensive treatment program this past July were enrolled in the UCLA Recreation Summer Camp for three weeks, while their […]

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Tags: featured, intensive treatment program, outpatient program, PTSD, TBI, UCLA Operation Mend, veterans, Warrior Care Network, Wounded Veterans, Wounded Warrior Project


A life changing experience

February 1, 2019

A life changing experience

By uclahealth uclahealth

“We want to put an awareness out there about Operation Mend,” says Tad Steckler, United States Army Master Sergeant (retired) of Omaha, Nebraska. ”It can be hard to talk about personal things but it’s important for other wounded veterans and their families to know that they too can benefit from the program.” With a total […]

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Tags: brain injury, intensive treatment program, Post traumatic stress, PRSD, TBI, UCLA Operation Mend, Warrior Care Network, WWP


Treating the invisible wounds of war

January 31, 2019

Treating the invisible wounds of war

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I left the Operation Mend program in a much better place mentally and spiritually. You really do feel better when you come out of it,” says U.S. Marine John Kob, who went through UCLA Operation Mend’s intensive outpatient treatment program for PTSD and TBI, offered in partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project. With a total […]

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Tags: brain injury, intensive treatment program, PTSD, TBI, UCLA Operation Mend, veterans, Wounded Care Network, Wounded Warrior Project


Operation Mend patients to travel to New York City for nation’s largest Veterans Day parade

November 8, 2017

Operation Mend patients to travel to New York City for nation’s largest Veterans Day parade

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Cities around the nation will hold Veterans Day parades on Nov. 11 to honor U.S. military veterans. The biggest parade of all will be in New York City, where more than 40,000 participants, cheered on by hundreds of thousands of spectators, are expected to march along a 1.3-mile route on Fifth Avenue. And, for the […]

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Tags: intensive treatment program, physical rehabilitation, PTSD, TBI, UCLA Health Operation Mend, Veterans Day, Warrior Care Network, Wounded Veterans, Wounded Warrior Project