APA Joins Forces With The White House To Aid Returning Veterans

In a press release (1/12, pdf), the American Psychiatric Association wrote, “On Wednesday, January 10th American Psychiatric Association President Dr. John Oldham, MD participated in a meeting led by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to reaffirm the APA’s pledge of active participation in the Joining Forces Campaign to support returning veterans and their families.

Dr. Oldham joined leaders of several national healthcare organizations along with the Department of Defense and Veterans Administration in declaring their commitment to the First Lady’s cause.”

The press release also pointed out, “The APA, which has been involved with the program for over a year, has played an important role in easing the transition for service members returning from combat, and for their families readjusting to having them home.”

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