19 Apr '12, 8pm

VA to hire 1,600 mental health care providers #Military

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/04/military-veterans-affairs-hire-1600-mental-health-providers-041912w/ VA to hire 1,600 mental health care providers By Patricia Kime - Staff writer Posted : Thursday Apr 19, 2012 16:43:22 EDT The Veterans Affairs Department announced Thursday that it plans to hire 1,600 nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers to bolster its staff of mental health providers. As part of an “ongoing review of VA’s mental health operations,” officials said they plan to launch an immediate recruiting and hiring effort in its 21 service networks. Related reading 80% of wounded veterans cite mental health woes (March 24) Mental health care assessed at all VA hospitals (Feb. 28) “History shows that the costs of war will continue to grow for a decade or more after the operational missions in Iraq and Afghanistan have ended. As more veterans r...

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