OEF/OIF Post Deployment Center - Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
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Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital


OEF/OIF Post Deployment Center

  • The program offers a two session Psycho education and orientation course. 
  • The course consists of a presentation on readjustment to civilian life, posttraumatic reaction and symptoms and a review of veteran resources.
  • It also addresses issues as sleep hygiene, medication management, and orientation to group format, other treatment options, trauma services assessment, etc.
  • The center assists staff treating OEF/OIF patients and serves as a transition to treatment, particularly time-limited individual and group treatment.
  • OEF/OIF Program Manager Ivy Lloyd thanks service members.The veteran receives a comprehensive evaluation by a clinician and psychiatrist.
  • Immediate treatment needs are addressed and the veteran will be enrolled in the appropriate treatment programs.
  • The Intake Center also functions as an adjunct to the emergency department by providing initial assessment and evaluation of patients with psychiatric and substance abuse issues.
  • Immediate patient needs are addressed and patients are referred to the appropriate level of care or to the appropriate service.

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Contact Info


  • 4 South

Contact Number(s)

  • 708-202-8387 Ext. 24668

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm