Veterans and first responders have a lot in common. Approximately 10% of EMTs, 19% of firefighters, and 25% of police officers are Veterans. Considering only 6% of the population has served, that number is astounding. It’s easy to guess why Veterans are drawn to these jobs when they’re ready to rejoin civilian life. For many, […]
As a society, we show gratitude to our veterans. We know that we’re indebted to them and have our freedom thanks to them. But how do we support them once their duty is done and they come home? It's naïve to think that someone who has seen death and feared for their life could be […]
Chances are, if you live in San Diego, you know a Veteran or someone who will be a Veteran. After all, 15,000 active-duty military personnel transition out of active service every year in San Diego. Many of these Veterans aren't aware of the many potential benefits they have access to. Almost half of San Diego’s […]
We wrote about the Rotary Action Group for Addiction Prevention a few months ago. We’ve also spoken quite a bit about how substance abuse disorder affects those in the military and our beloved veterans. Scott Silverman is working to bring these causes together. In a recent article from Ranch & Coast, author Bill Abrams points […]
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Scott H. Silverman, one of the co-founders of Veterans Navigation Center, recently appeared on KUSI's Good Evening San Diego Sunday to tell KUSI’s Lindsey Fukano about the many challenges Veterans face during the transition from active-duty to civilian life, including rom mental health to addiction issues, as well as gaining new […]
In a recent article entitled TheVeterans Navigation Center: Help Starts Here, San Diego's Ranch & Coast Magazine did a thorough write up on The Veterans Navigation Center. “The VA is critical for these people,” says Silverman. “But if you talk to veterans, many of their experiences with the VA are negative. The goal with the […]
The principals of Confidential Recovery and others have just launched a nonprofit treatment program to help Veterans nationwide. "We want to stop going to funerals, we want to reduce the stigma and we want anybody and everybody who is eligible to get the best level of care possible," states Scott H. Silverman, when interviewed on […]
After having my driving privileges suspended, Confidential Recovery allowed me to continue with in-person therapy groups using Zoom to reconnect with the daily meetings.
Through the personal attention I received from the caring, experienced, therapists, and interactive group sessions, the sources of my addictive behavior were brought to light.
U.S. Naval Veteran
The terrific staff cares about their clients and have broad backgrounds to meet the specialized and nuanced needs of their Veteran and First Responder clients.
Disclaimer: The Veterans Navigation Center is not affiliated with any government agency. If you or a Veteran you know is in crisis, call The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 24/7 crisis line by dialing 988 and press 1, or text (838255) to speak with a crisis counselor.