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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

No Veteran Left Behind Offers a Helping Hand to Local Veterans

 

March 24, 2022

There are 18 million American veterans in the United States, according to US Census data.

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), for the 2018 fiscal year, 1.7 million veterans received treatment in a VA mental health specialty program. 2020 Census date reveals that 18 million Americans are veterans; why are so few receiving the help they may be needing? While the VA offers a wide range of medical and mental health services to veterans, the agency has been plagued with problems ranging from questionable financial practices, allegations of inadequate healthcare, too much red tape hindering its ability to help, and a backlog of applications for assistance. Sin...



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