11 Feb '13, 10pm

VA hires more than 1000 mental health staff

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2013/02/military-va-hiring-mental-health-professionals-021113w/ VA hires more than 1,000 mental health staff By Patricia Kime - Staff writer Posted : Monday Feb 11, 2013 16:56:52 EST Ten months after announcing plans to hire 1,600 additional mental health professionals and staff to address shortages that have resulted in long wait times for care, the Veterans Affairs Department is two-thirds of the way to meeting its goal, VA officials announced Monday. VA has hired 1,058 mental health providers and 223 support staff personnel under an initiative launched in April 2012 to ensure “all veterans have access to quality mental health care,” VA Secretary Erik Shinseki said in announcing the initiative. Related reading • VA to hire 1,600 mental health care providers (4/19) At the time, VA had vacancy rates for mental health providers of 23 percent in...

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