HERO Manuals | South Central MIRECC - MIRECC / CoE
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HERO Manuals | South Central MIRECC

HERO manual

The HERO program is a participant-centered integrated behavioral health treatment to improve psychological symptoms, health behaviors, and weight management among obese Veterans with coexisting emotional distress.

  • Includes clinician manual and Veteran workbook
  • Has six core and two elective sessions
  • Personalized and accessible
  • Includes scripts for clinicians to assist with teaching skills in the workbook
  • Published 2018


Developed By

Gina Evans-Hudnall, PhD; Charles Brandt, MS; Nicholas Armenti, MA; Patricia Dubbert, PhD, & Melinda Stanley, PhD.


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Note: The health care information provided in these materials is for educational purposes only. It does not replace the role of a medical practitioner for advice on care and treatment. If you are looking for professional medical care, find your local VA healthcare center by using the VA Facilities Locator & Directory.


Last updated: December 28, 2018