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Episode 179: VA Disability Compensation, Drug & Alcohol Use: Can You Get VA Benefits?

While veterans cannot be directly service connected for drug or substance, they can be compensated for substance abuse as a symptom if the substance abuse is attributed to a service-connected disability, such as a psychiatric condition. Additionally, VA offers several services to veterans struggling with substance and drug abuse, including rehab and medical treatment. Tune in to learn more about VA services for drug and alcohol abuse, getting compensation through secondary service connection, and more.