What is Polytrauma?
The Polytrauma Network Site at VA Boston Healthcare System in Boston is one of 23 facilities in the country designed to provide long-term rehabilitative care to Veterans and Servicemembers who experienced severe injuries (including brain injuries) to more than one organ system. For more information about Polytrauma, visit the national Polytrauma System of Care page.
VA Boston Polytrauma Network Site is a DVBIC partner site.*
Mental Health Support/Veterans Crisis Line
Many Veterans with Polytrauma injuries also need mental health support. If you or someone you know is having trouble readjusting to civilian life, is having trouble sleeping, or is experiencing mood swings, depression, or other signs of extreme stress, we can offer free or low-cost assistance and care.
Veterans Crisis Line.
For immediate help, call the National Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Your call is confidential and can also be anonymous. Or, you may have a confidential online conversation with a professional on the National Veterans Crisis Line Web Chat site
Readjustment Counseling System (Vet Centers)
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
VA Mental Health Program
If you are interested in more information about admission to the Boston Polytrauma Network Site or want to schedule an evaluation, please contact our Admissions and Referral Officer at (857) 203-5725, where a member of our clinical staff will be happy to assist you.
Veterans returning from Operation Enduring Freedom and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) should contact their local OEF/OIF Coordinator for information about available benefits and health care enrollment. New England region points of contact:
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