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Enrichment Groups at VTC

The residents at VTC each have a personalized program depending on the individual service plan built with their case manager. This incorporates their particular needs and personal goals. We offer a variety of programming onsite at Martinez Hall; many of these groups are open to all Veterans. Please reach out if you are interested in participating via our Contact tab.

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Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous

At VTC headquarters, we offer this important Veteran support group for Alcohol and Narcotics Recovery. 

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Teaching residents how to

resolve issues, DBT focuses four skills:

  • Mindfulness

  • Distress Tolerance

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness

  • Emotional Regulation

 Using these techniques, our Veterans learn how to identify problems, set goals, prioritize their time, and improve their sense of self-worth.


Anger Management

A 12 week course on anger management, teaching residents how to identify sources of anger and how to respond to anger-inducing situations in constructive ways.

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Housing Search Group HUD-VASH

VA Representative Scott Swanson offers valuable support to residents by assisting with housing searches, providing application assistance, and even driving Veterans to properties they may want to rent.

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Life Skills

Our customized group class is designed to empower Veterans to understand, internalize, and apply life skills in day-to-day life, fostering resilience and a sense of purpose as they transition to civilian living.

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Seeking Safety

Seeking Safety is based on identifying safety as a priority and learning new, positive ways to cope with stressful situations. This group integrates treatment of PTSD and substance abuse while focusing on positive ideals, disengaging from emotional pain, and asking for help.

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Domestic Violence Prevention

A 52 week course on domestic violence to build healthy coping techniques and strategies when faced with conflict, with the goal of developing healthy relationships.


Relapse Prevention

 Establishing a schedule, setting goals, and making a plan are essential elements to decrease the chances that people will relapse into substance abuse. Participants are encouraged to:

  • Ask for help

  • Identify triggers and warning signs

  • Build healthy habits

  • Find social supports

  • Practice forgiveness

  • Celebrate milestones

  • Practice gratitude

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Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists, Inc.

VA Representative David Rice provides assistance and guidance to Veterans related to employment searches, resume writing, job applications, and mock interviews.

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Substance Use Disorder & Harm Reduction

VA Representative Johnny Beach offers a welcoming space for individuals to engage in open discussions about substance use disorders, coping strategies, and harm reduction techniques.

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