09 Jan '18, 10pm

Trump Orders Expanded Mental Health Services to Curb Veteran Suicides

Trump Orders Expanded Mental Health Services to Curb Veteran Suicides

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday directing the Department of Veterans Affairs to boost the availability of mental health services to transitioning vets in an effort to cut the suicide rate. At a White House signing ceremony, Trump said the order includes "concrete actions we must take to ensure every single veteran who needs mental health and suicide prevention services will receive them immediately upon the separation from military service." "They get out of the military and have nobody to talk to, nobody to speak to. And that's been a very sad situation, but we are taking care of them," the president said. At the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis praised Trump's action. In a statement, Mattis said, "We look forward to continuing our partnership with the VA to ensure veterans who have served our country continue to receive the important mental...

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