The Importance Of Mental Health Care For Veterans

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Mental health care is important for veterans and military; Per Niles (2018), “With nearly 155 hospitals serving nearly 8 million war veterans and current servicemen, the VA operates the largest healthcare system and is the largest single employer of psychologist in the country (p. 347).” National for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder was established in the year of 1989 for the VA to help veterans cope with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). About 107 million veterans that have come back home from Afghanistan and Iraq about 20% suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or suffering with major depression. Yes, veterans that come back from war should seek some type of medical attention or at least follow up with a health care physician so
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