Eric Frieman, Co-Founder of VFR Healthcare, Named to Forbes 30 Under 30

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Eric Frieman co-founded Veteran & First Responder Healthcare to provide tailored intensive outpatient addiction and mental health treatment

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Eric Frieman, co-founder of Veteran & First Responder (VFR) Healthcare

and Co-CEO of Strive Health, has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Healthcare list for 2019. Frieman cofounded VFR Healthcare in 2016 to provide intensive outpatient addiction and mental health treatment programs to Veterans, first responders and their families. In just two years, the company has expanded to five locations across four states and has served hundreds of clients with help from more than 60 employees. Earlier this year, VFR Healthcare also launched a first-of-its-kind partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to enhance veterans' access to substance abuse and mental health services to reduce suicide.

Since 2012, the Forbes 30 Under 30 list has annually recognized 600 revolutionaries, risk-takers and the next generation of leaders under the age of 30 in the United States, Europe and Asia. The list includes 30 honorees for each of its 20 categories. This year, Forbes named Frieman to its 30 Under 30 Healthcare list for his efforts to increase the availability, affordability and quality of mental health and addiction services across the country.

"I am extremely humbled to be named alongside other passionate entrepreneurs who are dedicating their careers and time to address some of the world's most pressing health challenges," said Frieman. "My colleagues at VFR and I have seen firsthand the need for affordable and effective mental health and addiction outpatient treatment, particularly for Veterans, first responders and their families – and the consequences when it isn't available. At VFR Healthcare we've made it our mission to make sure that our service members get care that they need so they can continue to work toward their own goals in the community."

To accomplish this mission, VFR Healthcare has developed clinical programming designed specifically for Veterans, first responders and their families. All Strive centers proudly serve VFR Healthcare and offer a wide range of confidential, trauma-informed outpatient treatment programs and services, including intensive outpatient services.

To learn more about VFR Healthcare, or if looking to seek help for yourself, family or a friend, please visit http://www.vfrhealthcare.com or call 888-635-1806.

About VFR Healthcare

VFR (Veteran & First Responder) Healthcare, the sister company of Strive Health, is a Veteran-owned and -operated organization that is committed to increasing the access to, and quality of, outpatient addiction and mental health treatment for Veterans, First Responders, and their families. VFR has developed clinical programming designed specifically for Veterans, first responders, and their families and incorporates these principles to all programs and services provided. All Strive Centers proudly serve VFR Healthcare and offer a wide range of confidential, trauma-informed outpatient treatment programs and services for adults and adolescents suffering from Substance Use Disorder and/or co-occurring mental health conditions, including intensive outpatient programs, outpatient programs, and early intervention services.

About Strive Health Centers for Recovery and Community Health

Strive Health (Strive) was founded to become the premier provider of high-quality, cost-effective, evidence-based outpatient addiction and behavioral health treatment in the United States. Strive programs and services are designed to provide high-quality, trauma-informed and client-centered outpatient treatment to help individuals in recovery maintain their life in the "real world" as they rebuild healthy, self-directed lives, reach their full potential, and achieve long-lasting outcomes.

Strive Health is proud to have developed a network of Centers for Recovery and Community Health united in its mission of providing the highest quality care to individuals and families striving to live healthy, self-directed lives. Strive Centers provide a wide range of trauma-informed outpatient treatment programs and service for Substance Use Disorder and co-occurring mental health conditions that address the multi-level needs of its patients. Further, Strive programs utilize evidence-based treatment modalities, and offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT), such as Vivitrol, to patients as clinically and medically appropriate.

All Strive Centers proudly serve their sister company, VFR Healthcare, and offer a wide range of confidential, trauma-informed outpatient treatment programs and services designed specifically for Veterans, First Responders, and their families.

 

SOURCE Veteran & First Responder Healthcare



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