Current Mental Health Programs Are Failing US Veterans

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Are we failing our veterans? Veterans lawyers and top officials agree; the answer is yes. In fact, recent scandals at VA hospitals are just the tip of the iceberg — and veterans are suffering and hurting in ways that most do not realize. What is one of the most troubling areas? Veterans’ mental health is extremely poor, and very few have access to treatment and recovery programs for common conditions, such as post traumatic stress disorder.

U.S. Veterans Depressed; More Vets Committing Suicide Than Ever Before

Every day, 22 U.S. veterans commit suicide. Experts suspect that number is actually low — or an underestimate — as many likely go unreported. What can the government do about it? According to new research, post traumatic stress disorder help is fallin Continue reading