Michael B. Brennan, PsyD., is Associate Clinical Director of the Road Home Program for Veterans and the Families at Rush University Medical Center. He manages operations for an intensive outpatient program serving veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma and/or substance use disorders. He supervises a multi-disciplinary team of over 25 providers including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, chaplains, yoga instructors, administrators, and researchers.

In this Episode, you will learn:

  • Mike’s background, military experience, and clinical experience
  • Embedded behavioral health in the U.S. Army
  • Treating service members and veterans where they are with what they need
  • Three concepts of mental health: immediacy, proximity, and brevity
  • Family member mental health support and treatment
  • Different treatment cohorts for combat veterans and survivors of military sexual trauma
  • Rush University as part of the Wounded Warrior Project Warrior Care Network

Links Mentioned In This Episode:

The Rush University Road Home Program

The Wounded Warrior Project Warrior Care Network

Road Home Program on Facebook

Road Home Program on Twitter

Road Home Program phone: (312)-942-8387





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Duane France

Duane K. L. France is a combat veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a mental health counselor practicing in the state of Colorado. Do you want to join the conversation regarding veteran mental health? Share, like, and comment. Read Duane's previous posts and follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Keep the conversation about #veteranmentalhealth going.

1 Comment

Michael C. Richardson · January 24, 2019 at 2:45 pm

Duane and Michael – Thank you for what you do for our Veterans and their families. Great dialog and let’s all work together to better align our conversation on veteran mental health.

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