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Bill Expanding Vets’ Access to Mental Health Care Is Resurrected | Military.com
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Bill Expanding Vets’ Access to Mental Health Care Is Resurrected | Military.com

A bill that would give veterans access to mental health care despite a less-than-honorable discharge is back in Congress.

Reps. Mike Coffman, a Colorado Republican, and Derek Kilmer, a Washington Democrat, are leading the bipartisan reintroduction of the Veteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act, Coffman’s office announced Tuesday.

The legislation, H.R. 918, would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide initial mental health assessments and “urgent mental health care services to veterans at risk of suicide or harming others…

Source: Bill Expanding Vets’ Access to Mental Health Care Is Resurrected | Military.com