Family Care + Support at Home Base
Home Base, a partnership of The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital provides clinical care to Post-9/11 Service Members, Veterans and Family Members affected by the Invisible Wounds of War, including post-traumatic stress (PTS), mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), depression, anxiety, complicated grief and co-occurring substance use disorder. These signature Invisible Wounds of War are estimated to affect one in three returning Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans.
Within a week of connecting with Home Base, the care begins. The Veteran and Family Outreach Coordinators begin the assessment process and then become a partner throughout the program. The Clinical Team works with each Veteran to customize a treatment plan that’s customized to his or her needs.
Home Base’s Clinical Team is multidisciplinary, and consists of psychiatrists, psychologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, nurses, and social workers from Massachusetts General Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, both located in Boston, MA. U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital and their psychiatry department #1 in the nation. MGH’s ties to Harvard Medical School, as the affiliated teaching hospital for the university, deliver a pipeline of the best and brightest clinicians to the program.
All of Home Base’s clinicians understand Military culture and are experienced in caring for Service Members, Veterans and Families. The Veteran Outreach Team, composed of OIF and OEF Veterans, is embedded with of the clinical team and serves as a trusted liaison with Veterans and Families. Home Base also works with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Department of Defense Military Health System and other providers to offer highly coordinated, individually tailored care for Post-9/11 Service Members Veterans and Families.
Home Base offers access to state-of-the-art care and the opportunity to participate in innovative research aimed at improving treatment and understanding of PTSD and mild traumatic brain injury.
Home Base pioneered the 3-Generation Model of treatment, ensuring that Service Members, their spouses and children, as well as their own parents and siblings are candidates for treatment. We believe that when one family member serves, the entire family serves.