Senate Holds Hearing on Veterans' Mental Health
Harold Kudler (C), chief consultant for Mental Health Services at the Veterans Health Administration; Caitlin Thompson (L), deputy director of suicide prevention at the Veterans Health Administration and Dean Krahn (R), deputy director of the Veterans Health Administration's Office of Mental Health Operations testify during a hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee on "Veterans' Mental Health and Suicide", November 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. New legislation taken up by the Senate named The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for America Veterans Act calls for independent evaluations of all mental health-care and suicide-prevention programs in VA and the Defense Department.
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