Alcohol And Drug Rehab For Veterans and First Responders: Giving Respect, Honor & Hope Back to Our Heroes

A residential facility providing a recovery-oriented approach to high-quality comprehensive treatment for our nation’s heroes.

A Message from our Program Director/Sunrise Veterans Health

“Our Fine Veterans and First Responders put their lives on the line for us! At Sunrise Rehab and Recovery, now it is our turn to help them and give back. We cater to the ones who are protecting our Freedoms. We partnered with TriWest Healthcare Alliance to ensure that Veterans and Active-Duty Personnel have access to affordable, outstanding addiction treatment.

Our Highly Credentialed Staff & Facility offer a welcoming and safe environment where individuals receive personalized treatment for their Drug & Alcohol Addiction and Co-occurring Disorders. We offer a Medically Supported Detox, 30 /60/90-day Inpatient Residential Treatment Services to Aftercare, ensuring that our team is with you every step of the way. I absolutely love what I do and am ready for any challenge! Especially when I can support and give back to my fellow Veterans. It is our ultimate goal to help our Nation’s Heroes overcome their Addiction so that they can live the joyful & fulfilling lives they deserve.”

David McClintock Lt Col USAF (Ret)

Program Director 
Sunrise Rehabilitation and Recovery 
For more information contact us today.

Our Drug and Alcohol Rehad for Veterans and First Responders

The sunrise and Recovery (SRR) Program, located in Beautiful, San Marcos, Texas, and just minutes from Texas State University, is an intensive inpatient, Residential Treatment Program designed specifically to treat Veterans and First Responders. SRR is available to all branches of the US Military, Male and Female, 18 and above. And is tailored to meet the unique mental health needs of our fine Veterans and First Responders. We aim to provide returning Military Personnel and Those who defended and protected our Freedoms the keys to unlock their future, and live a Happy, Healthy, and Productive Life.

Our Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facility and our Highly Credential Staff target the most common issues Veterans face including:

  • Chemical Dependency
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Mental Stabilization
  • Long Term Treatment

What We Do

The Sunrise Rehab and Recovery (SRR) program is an intensive residential treatment program designed specifically for Veterans. SRR is available to all branches of the US military, male and female, of all ages, and is tailored to meet the unique mental health needs of Veterans. Our alcohol and drug rehab for Veterans targets the most common issues Veterans face – including chemical dependency, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety disorders, and sexual trauma. By providing extensive medical and mental stabilization as well as long-term treatment, we aim to provide returning military personnel the keys to unlock their future.

Treatment Services

Our Services include

  • Individual and Group Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • 12-Step Facilitation
  • Specific Therapies for Individual Needs
  • Detoxification
  • Suboxone and Methadone Stabilization

Our Team Members include

  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Social Workers
  • Primary Therapists/Counselors
  • Nurses
  • Mental Health Technicians

What We Treat

As long as there have been conflicts and wars, there have been soldiers who make the ultimate sacrifice. We salute those soldiers and their families for giving us the freedom we enjoy today. Unfortunately, the road ahead isn’t always clear for those soldiers who make it home. Many of these brave warriors carry visible physical scars that will remain with them for a lifetime. Others suffer in silence from invisible emotional scars that can go unrecognized and untreated for years.

That is why our alcohol and drug rehab for Veterans also helps with the following issues:

    • 39% of Veterans from current conflicts suffer from alcohol abuse.
    • More than 20% of Veterans with PTSD also suffer from an addiction or dependence on drugs or alcohol.
    • SAMHSA reports that at least half of the returning service members who need treatment for mental health struggles like PTSD look for help, but few receive adequate care.
    • Veterans with problems abusing drugs or alcohol are over twice as likely to die from suicide compared to Veterans overall.
    • The VA reports that 2 out of every 10 Veterans with PTSD has a co-occurring substance use disorder. Conversely, one out of every three Veterans seeking treatment for substance abuse has PTSD.
    • “50% of those with PTSD do not seek treatment, of those 50% that do only ½ of them get ‘minimally adequate treatment’.”
    • Greater than 30% of all Vietnam Veterans will suffer from PTSD at some point in their life.
    • In 2014, of the 2.7 million American Veterans of the Iraqi and Afghanistan wars, 20% have service-related PTSD and/or depression. Military counselors indicate that the number may be much higher.
    • 9% of our returning soldiers suffer from PTSD immediately upon return from deployment. This increases to 31% after 1 year from the date of returning home.
    • It is possible that PTSD can go undiagnosed and unrecognized for up to 30 years after deployment.
    • Male Veterans 55 years of age and older have the highest risk for suicide.
    • Pentagon report shows sharp rise in military sexual assaults. The troubling statistics also show that the majority – about – 70 percent – still do not officially report such incidents.
    • Pentagon estimates that about 20,500 service members across the military branches – about 13,000 women and 7,500 men – were sexually assaulted in the 2018 fiscal year.
    • 1 in 4 females and 1 in 100 male Veterans who use the VA screen positive for military sexual trauma (MST).
    • 40% of homeless female Veterans have faced MST.
    • 83% of victims did not report the crime.
    • In 2014, 8,000 US Veterans committed suicide while an additional 11,000 attempted. The risk of suicide increases as age increases.
    • The US military finished 2018 with a troubling, sad statistic; It experienced the highest number of suicides among active-duty personnel in at least six years
    • In 2016, the suicide rate was 1.5 times greater for Veterans than for non-Veteran adults.
    • The VA noted that 70% of Veterans who lost their lives due to suicide had not been connected to healthcare through the VA. Access to evidence-based help from physicians, therapists, and addiction specialists can reduce the risk of suicide by treating underlying causes.
    • 37,878 Veterans experience homelessness.
    • Veterans make up approximately 11% of all homeless adults.
    • Vietnam and post-Vietnam eras are at the greatest risk of becoming homeless but Veterans from more recent wars and conflicts are also affected.
    • Veterans returning from deployments often face invisible wounds of war, including traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, both of which correlate with homelessness.

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