Mental-Health Experts Call For Military 'Parity'

Veterans information




Like, Comment, Share

Mental-Health Experts Call For Military 'Parity'

image for Mental-Health Experts Call For Military

Image: – – Veterans Info Site

The National Alliance on Mental Illness released a report Thursday calling on the Defense Department, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Health and Human Services to eliminate barriers to mental-health care and make better use of local care in the treatment of military service members, veterans and their families.


The report, “Parity for Patriots: The Mental Health Needs of Military Personnel, Veterans and their Families,” was released in conjunction with NAMI’s national convention in Seattle.

The report recommends that the VA’s Veterans Health Administration, which faces huge demand for mental-health assessment and treatment from veterans, including those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, increase its service capacity by including community mental-health agencies and private practitioners as providers.

Read more:

Mental-Health Experts Call For Military 'Parity'

By Steve Vogel

Washington Post
June 29, 2012
Pg. B4



 

Share on social media

Veterans Info Site uses AddThis share buttons so you can easily share your favorite content from this site to your Facebook, Twitter, and more.
To share this on social media, click on the share icons. You will be prompted to connect your social media account if you have not already.
Thank you for sharing!

 

Comments



image showing text Join Us

Help Us Help Them!

Do you have helpful information, resources, services or products for US Military Veterans and their families? You can help us to help US Military Veterans and their families by sharing that information on this website.

Join us now and share your US Military Veterans Information, resources, services and products with others who need it.

This website was created by a male military spouse as a way to help US Military Veterans and their families and this site is ALWAYS FREE to join.

Never Forget Them

image of POW flag

Please, remember our POWs and MIAs.
They still wait. Their families still wait.