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Purple Hearts for PTSD: Report Calls for Change in Military Culture
6/28/2012
NAMI released a special report today, Parity for Patriots: The Mental Health Needs of Military Personnel, Veterans and their Families.


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The Sergeant Sullivan Center
The Sergeant Sullivan Center offers helpful information and resources for assisting post-deployed with guidance on their health care issues, including mental health care.


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Sharing Knowledge

Benefits of Volunteer Employment
Volunteer work is real work, with real responsibilities, real opportunities, real rewards. The only real difference is one of salary. I don't wish to minimize this difference, because mental health consumers are one of the most economically disenfranchised of all populations in America.


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GAO Recommends that VA Determine Capacity Needs for Veterans with PTSD
CARES Commission Announcement

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