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22 veterans Commit Suicide Every Day
The Mental Health Needs of Veterans, Service Members and Their Families
Over 2 million Americans have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan over the past decade and increasing numbers are returning home with complex mental and behavioral health challenges.
WAR’S INVISIBLE WOUNDS
Data indicate that one-third of returning Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) service members have reported symptoms of mental health or cognitive problems...
The American Psychological Association
Veteran Suicide Prevention Bills
Will Move Forward After
Committees Reach Compromise
The House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees have agreed on veteran suicide prevention legislation that would provide grants to charities and other non-governmental organizations focused on mental health and ensure that veterans have access to care during mental health crises.
DoD Hits Pause on Plan to Send Tricare Beneficiaries Away from Military Hospitals for Care
The COVID-19 pandemic has put on hold the Defense Health Agency's effort to reboot its ambitious reform of the military health system, even as it prepares for the complicated distribution and administration of novel coronavirus vaccines