VA mental health help

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  1. waltky

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    More mental health help for veterans...
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    VA has added 1,000 mental health professionals to staff
    February 11, 2013 WASHINGTON — The Veterans Affairs Department said Monday it has added more than 1,000 mental health professionals and 200 support staff over the past eight months to meet the needs of returning veterans, but still has more to do to meet the requirements of an executive order issued by President Barack Obama.
     
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    So sad that this thread gets no traffic.

    Abortion is murder/a right.

    Will you sheeple post in here now?
     
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    It's tough bein' a marine...
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    Mental Health Stigma Debilitates Some Marines
    May 02, 2016 | Lance Cpl. James Nuzzolillo knew he needed to seek help after he had a breakdown, crying and hyperventilating in an office at Camp Lejeune.
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    May 02, 2016 | A Canadian-born sailor was remembered during a ceremony in Washington last week, more than 140 years after a heroic deed earned him America's highest military medal -- a honor that was omitted on his headstone.
     
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    Mental illness, drug abuse on rise among veterans...
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    Drug Abuse, Mental Illness Rise Among Veterans: VA Report
    Aug 04, 2016 | The number of Department of Veterans Affairs patients with diagnosed mental health or substance abuse issues increased between 2001 and 2014, according to a report on veteran suicide newly released by the VA.
     
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    When Granny's brain's on fire she talks a blue streak...
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    Study: Talk Therapy Changes Brain Wiring in Mental Illness
    January 19, 2017 | WASHINGTON — For the first time, researchers have shown that talk therapy improves symptoms in people with mental disorders. They say it strengthens connections in the brain, with long-lasting improvements.
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    Sauna Visits May Help Keep Brain Healthy, Study Finds
    January 19, 2017 — Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease as well as dying of heart ailments, a Finnish study suggests.
    Uncle Ferd goes to the sauna to chat up the ladies.
     
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    H.R. 918 passes House...
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    Vets Mental Health Care Act Passes House
    7 Nov 2017 | The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously passed the Veteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act.
     

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