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Veterans

NAMI's Position on the Issue:

U.S. Army Combat Veteran Testifies on Behalf of NAMI
Senate committee hears testimony from Iraq veteran calling for better mental health care.

Clarence Jordan Testimony on Behalf of Veterans, 3/10/2010
NAMI board member Clarence Jordan shared his perspective about the Veterans Administration with the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs.

NAMI's Where We Stand on Veterans
NAMI's position on the issue of veterans' mental health care.

Connie Walker Testimony 10/24/07
NAMI Veterans Council member Connie Walker testifies before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs on 10/24/07.

NAMI Board Member Fred Frese Testifies Before Senate VA Committee
On May 16, 2007, NAMI Board Member and Marine veteran Fred Frese testified before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on the nomination of Dr. Michael Kussman to be the next VA Undersecretary for Health.

NAMI Veterans Council Testifies on FY 2008 VA Budget
The NAMI Veterans Council offered Testimony on the FY 2008 VA Budget on March 20, 2007.

Statement of NAMI on the Needs of Veterans with Severe Mental Illness
Statement submitted by NAMI to the Veterans Administration's Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services (CARES) Commission, October 7, 2003.

Veterans Fact Sheet
NAMI believes that veterans should receive the same full range of integrated services within the hospital and upon discharge to the community that are received by other people with brain disorders.

NAMI's Position on Veterans Disabled by Mental Illness
Learn more about the issues affecting veterans and NAMI's position on those issues.



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