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Hawaii Reporter: Hawaii Reporter

Posted Sep 28 2008 11:20am

This is great news I mentioned in several previous posts that something needs to be done to improve mental health care for veterans especially.  We all have to work on eliminating the stigma that comes along with mental health problems in America this is a great step in the right direction for veterans Link: Hawaii Reporter: Hawaii Reporter.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-HI), Chairman of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, expressed great satisfaction with Senate passage of S. 2162, a sweeping veterans’ mental health care bill. S. 2162, the Veterans Mental Health and Other Care Improvements Act of 2008, passed the Senate today by unanimous consent. The bill makes various improvements to veterans’ mental health care and other forms of health care, and is a tribute to Iraq war veteran Justin Bailey.

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