How We Can Support Veterans in Need of Mental Health Help

Posted in Care for Your Mind, Veterans | May 31, 2016
Sanjai Rao, M.D., VA Medical Center, San Diego

In my previous post, I addressed the challenging state of mental health care for our nation’s returning veterans and their increased risk of suicide. It’s crucial that we step up and ensure that mental health care is available to all former servicemen and women who need it. Now, I propose some possible solutions.

First, a disclaimer: although I work for the VA, I am writing this post as a private citizen, not a VA employee. The views expressed here are entirely my own and not in any way meant to be reflective of those of VA leadership. (read article)

Care for Your Mind acknowledges and appreciates the collaboration of the National Network of Depression Centers in developing this series.