Fort Carson Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) Site meets DVBIC mission by providing Education, Care Coordination, and Research services concerning Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) to active, reserve, guard and community populations in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. The Soldier Readiness Center provides and coordinates accessible quality medical care and services to all Military and DA Civilians through an integrated health care system.
The Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) provides exceptional care for people with mild to moderate brain injuries, including concussions, and changes in psychological health. The MIBH has specialty services for military Veterans with mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and post-traumatic stress (PTS), depression, and anxiety. They also serve retired athletes who have had head trauma and are in need of comprehensive care. The MIBH is located in the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
The Denver Polytrauma Network Site in the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System 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. Their interdisciplinary team of physicians, psychologists, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, work closely with the veteran, family members, and significant others to ensure the highest quality of care. These goals are met through patient education and participation in research.
The Cohen Veterans Network provides veterans and their families with high-quality, accessible, and integrated mental health care. Each clinic provides free, client-centered mental health care along with support for related stressors like unemployment, finances, and housing. their clinicians and staff have been trained to work specifically with veterans and their families. *Telehealth available
The mission of the VISN 19 MIRECC (Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center) is to study suicide with the goal of reducing suicidal ideation and behaviors in the Veteran population. Towards this end, the work of the VISN 19 MIRECC is focused on promising clinical interventions, as well as the cognitive and neurobiological underpinnings of suicidal thoughts and behaviors that may lead to innovative prevention strategies.