Category: Veterans Issues

Why Veterans Are Committing Suicide At Alarming Rates

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At least 22 veterans commit suicide every day. That is the number of reported suicides only; it is highly likely that an even greater number go unreported, CNN continues. Why are U.S. soldiers committing suicide after returning from war? Current mental health programs are wildly insufficient. Veterans supporters, however, suggest that there are clear-cut ways to improve these programs. What are they?

Extend The Length of Mental Health Programs

One of the biggest problems with post traumatic stress disorder help programs is that they are simply too short. As of it stands, veterans are eligible for five years of no questions asked mental healthcare. New research shows, however, that it can

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