Mary Neal Vieten, Ph.D., ABPP, CDR Medical Service Corps, US Navy
The ADVANCE 7-Day is, at it’s core, a 7-day program that uses a variety of means to change the trajectory of the warfighter’s post-deployment life, so that rather than an existence characterized by an endless cycle of mental illness diagnoses, medications, medical appointments and disappointments, the warfighter has a life characterized by pride, productivity, healthy relationships, continued service, and advocacy for the same outcomes for their fellow service members. The program achieves this goal through a carefully orchestrated week of experiences. Every moment is designed and timed for maximum empowerment, growth, and change.
Goals of the talk: