Care for U.S. Service Members

SHARE Military Initiative at Shepherd Center is a comprehensive rehabilitation program that focuses on assessment and treatment for service men and women who have sustained a mild to moderate traumatic brain injury and PTSD from the Afghanistan and Iraqi conflicts.

SHARE Military Initiative  provides assistance, support, and education to service members and their families during their recovery treatment and beyond. In addition, the program compiles data that is beneficial to policy and legislative change to provide for unfunded services.

SHARE Criteria

  • Have served in the OEF/OIF conflicts
  • Have functional difficulties due to diagnosis or suspected brain injury
  • Have PTSD symptoms that do not require hospitalization
  • Have a discharge plan

What Services Does SHARE Provide?

Programs

  • 2-Week Assessment with Recommendations for Treatment
  • 8- to 12-Week Treatment Program
  • 12 to 24 Months of Community Transition Follow-up
  • Complimentary Housing with On-Site Life Skills Support

Specialty Medical Services

  • Pain Management Clinic
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Studies
  • Full Complement of Other Specialty Medical Care, including Vision and Audiology

Professional Services

  • Dedicated Military Team:

Physiatry/Rehabilitation Medicine
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech/Language Pathology
Therapeutic Recreation
Nursing
Case Management
Neuropsychology
Psychology and Counseling
Chaplaincy
Substance Abuse Counseling

  • PTSD (EMDR) Outpatient Treatment
  • Individual, Family and Group Therapy
  • Client/Family Education
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Evaluation and Treatment
  • Vocational/Academic Evaluation and Community Re-entry
  • Life-Skills Training and Coaching
  • Transition to Home – Telehealth Services
  • Web-Based Support and Education
  • Resource Rehabilitation to Include Assistance in Navigating Medical Board Process and VA System

How Are We Different?

  • Comprehensive and Timely Care
  • Dedicated Treatment Team for Military Patients
  • Individualized Treatment with all Specialty Services
  • Community Transition – Case Management
  • Follow-up for 12 to 24 Months
  • Person-Centered Care
  • Financial Assistance
     

On-Site Services

  • Cafeteria – Complimentary for Military Patients
  • Olympic Size Pool and Access to Aquatic Program
  • Full Access to Wellness Center, Including Personal Trainers
  • Assistive Technology
  • Drivers’ Evaluation and Training
  • Peer Support Services
  • Wheelchair Seating
  • Financial Planning
  • Legal Assistance
     

Why Should I Refer Patients to SHARE Military Initiative?

Shepherd Center is a recognized Humana Military Healthcare Services/TRICARE provider. This allows for a smooth referral, admission and treatment process. Timely and efficient care coordination permits the injured service member to receive specialty care and education. SHARE Military Initiative ensures access to care that may be unfunded.

Video Overview: About SHARE Military Initiative

FOX News Channel Features Report on SHARE Military Initiative

To Discuss Admission to the SHARE Military Initiative, Call:

404-603-4314

To Make a Donation in support of SHARE, Contact:

Call 404-350-7314 or give online at our secure giving site.

Jon Roxland

Major Gifts Officer

Shepherd Center Foundation
Office: 404-350-7314

jon_roxland@shepherd.org

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