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Wellness While Waiting

The Wellness While Waiting patient education materials were designed to promote physical and emotional wellness for Veterans awaiting organ transplant and their caregivers.

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CBT Strategies Guide

This is a practical guide for clinicians who want to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression (CBT-D) with Veterans.

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Self-Help STOP Worry

This clinician guide and resources workbook helps providers use a brief intervention to treat problem gambling.

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The mission of the South Central MIRECC is to promote equity in engagement, access, and quality of mental health care for Veterans facing barriers to care, especially rural Veterans.

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Email us at VISN16SCMIRECCEducation@va.gov


Register for June webinar on Caring for Veterans and Ourselves during the COVID-19 Pandemic
5/28/2020 - Registration is now open for our June 10 and 11 (repeat) webinars on self and Veteran care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the CBOC Mental Health Grand Rounds webpage to register.
Updated Clinical Education Products Now Available
4/29/2020 - Our Problem Gambling: Steps to Cut Down brochure and Multi-Setting Peaceful Mind manual for older Veterans with dementia or cognitive impairment are now available. Check them out in the new and featured products section.
Spring Newsletter
4/16/2020 - Read our winter newsletter for updates on our faculty, research, resources, accomplishments, and more!
Special Request for Pilot Study Applications Addressing COVID-19
4/16/2020 - The goal of this special request for applications is to stimulate rapid response research that considers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural and/or other underserved Veterans and is consistent with the South Central MIRECC mission. Only researchers in VISN 16 and San Antonio, Texas are eligible to apply. Medical students, interns and residents are not eligible to apply unless they request and receive a waiver before applying. We will accept applications on a rolling basis until at least July 1, 2020. We will review submissions monthly and will endeavor to inform principal investigators of funding decisions within 4 weeks of submission. Covid-19-related pilots will be funded for a 12-month period with a maximum budget of $55,000.
Updated Self-Help STOP Worry Worbooks Now Available
4/16/2020 - This clinician guide and self-help workbook provide a user-friendly, guided cognitive behavioral treatment of generalized anxiety disorder for Veterans 60 years of age or older who experience high levels of worry and anxiety.
New Self-Help Wellness Guide for Veterans Listed for Transplant and their Caregivers Now Available
2/13/2020 - The Wellness While Waiting patient education materials were designed to promote physical and emotional wellness for Veterans awaiting organ transplant and their caregivers.