February, 2015

President Obama Signs Key Veterans' Mental Health Law

By editor
February 12, 2015

President Obama Signs Key Veterans' Mental HealthLaw President Barack Obama today signed into law the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act, intended to reduce suicide and improve access to mental health care for veterans. The bill had been passed unanimously by the House and Senate.  “Too many of our troops and veterans...   read more

Preventing Suicides Among Veterans Is at Center of Bill Passed by Senate

By editor
February 4, 2015

As a Marine serving in Iraq, Clay Hunt barely missed being killed by a sniper, yet he faced what proved to be more powerful foes after leaving the corps: depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. https://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/04/us/bill-aimed-at-improving-mental-health-treatment-for-veterans-passes-senate.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=1