Eastern Carolina University (ECU) has received a grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help equip a van with satellite communication and other technology to bring medical, psychiatric, and behavioral health services to veterans and their families where they live.  The program plans to be operational in eastern North Carolina communities early next year. The van will allow one-on-one interventions via telehealth and web-based and application-based systems including motivational interviewing, biofeedback, telepsychiatry consultation, and vocational counseling.

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