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August 13, 2023

Veterans Guide Provides a V.A. Disability Calculator

In our ongoing research for resources that will improve the lives of Veterans, we have come across the Veterans Guide website, an online resource dedicated to helping disabled Vets get the information they need to obtain the maximum benefits when you leave military service. Of particular note, the Veterans Guide VA disability calculator is a […]
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July 28, 2023

San Diego Futures Foundation Brings Technology to The VNC

We want to extend a heartfelt thank you to the generous team at The San Diego Futures Foundation for donating computers in support of local veterans. The Veterans Navigation Center serves as a “one stop shop” for vets in need of guidance from someone who has been there. Our veteran peer navigators help shepherd vets […]
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May 3, 2023

A Recovering Veteran's Story of Recovery from a Relapse

This article has all the hallmarks of an alcohol use disorder, secretive behavior, lying, isolation. We are glad that Confidential Recovery was able to help James. If you know a Veteran in the San Diego area who needs help with anything, call The Veterans Navigation Center at (858) 567-9191 for a complimentary assessment and consultation. […]
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February 28, 2023

The Veterans Navigation Center Serves First Responders

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, […]
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February 26, 2023

The Veterans Navigation Center in San Diego is OPEN

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 […]
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February 23, 2023

The VNC is Here to Ensure San Diego Veterans Have Access to Healthcare

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 […]
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January 31, 2023

How the VNC is Helping Veterans Reclaim Their Lives

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 […]
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KUSI San Diego segment about Veterans Navigation Center
January 18, 2023

VNC Founder on KUSI San Diego to Discuss Helping Veterans in Transition

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 […]
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Veterans Navigation Centers Founders Scott and Jay Wylie
January 16, 2023

VNC Featured in San Diego's Ranch & Coast Magazine

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 […]
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Veterans Day 2022
November 9, 2022

The Challenging Veteran Landscape and Reasons for Hope This Veterans Day

As the Operations Manager at Confidential Recovery, and being a Veteran-in-recovery, the welfare of my fellow Vets is something that I am faced with every day, in both my personal and professional life. Veterans are trained to develop a warrior ethos, which prioritizes self-sufficiency and sacrifice over personal well-being, so they will likely not tell […]
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  • 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.

    John D.

    U.S. Veteran
  • 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.

    John D.

    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.

    John D.

    U.S. Veteran
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.

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