Army Calls For Review Of Mental Healthcare For Veterans.

The Los Angeles Times (3/9, Murphy) reported that a nationwide review of military mental healthcare released Friday shows that soldiers returning home with problems such as PTSD “face a confusing array of programs, inconsistencies in training for mental health workers and gaps in mental health records because of uncoordinated record-keeping systems.” The Army said it is “already moving to correct some of the problems.” It is “moving behavioral health specialists into combat zones to give immediate aid to soldiers” and “reducing delays in processing for those seeking help for behavioral health problems.” The Washington Post (3/9, Vogel) “Federal Eye” blog also reported.

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— “Army must do more to address soldiers’ mental health, review says, “Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times, March 8, 2013.

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