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“President Obama Signs the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act”

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This video was uploaded to YouTube on February 12, 2015 after President Obama signed into law the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act today.

Official photographic portrait of US President...

Official photographic portrait of US President Barack Obama (born 4 August 1961; assumed office 20 January 2009) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Veterans Suicide Prevention Bill Headed To President’s Desk”

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This February 4, 2015 WPSU – PBS – NPR segment talks about the bill heading for President Obama’s desk that hopes to improve the support and treatment available to Veterans to prevent suicide among them.

Official photographic portrait of US President...

Official photographic portrait of US President Barack Obama (born 4 August 1961; assumed office 20 January 2009) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Bill aimed at reducing veteran suicide gets support”

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This January 21, 2015 Centre Daily Times article talks about a bill that aims to further reduce the risk of suicide among Veterans has gained support in the house.

“Pennsylvania VA clinic fifth worst for mental health care appointments in the nation, audit says”

 

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Pennsylvania Turnpike (Photo credit: Rhys A.)

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This June 9, 2014 LehighValleyLive.com article talks about issues that have been discovered during an audit of the Pennsylvania VA clinics with regards to mental health care.   I got the impression that while some are really bad, others do a better job, so this doesn’t say that every VA is going to have issues when it comes to mental health care, it just means there are some that need lots of improvement and others not so much.

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