Office of Research

Alternative Treatment Options for Veterans (ATOV)


In accordance with Florida Senate Bill 1518 (2019) and Florida House Bill 4211 (2020) through the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs (FDVA), the USF College of Public Health is evaluating “alternative” treatment options for Veterans in Florida with select non-profit community-based organizations. The alternative treatment options that are the subject of this project, include:

  • Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
  • Equine Therapy Service
  • Animal Training Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

The program is working with select veteran service providers to cover a sample of veteran services based on their specific expertise. Please click the links on the left for additional details.