Obama Announces Effort To Aid Veterans With Brain Injuries, PTSD.

During President Obama’s Saturday address of the Disabled American Veterans annual meeting, he announced aid efforts for veterans with PTSD and brain injuries. The Washington Post (8/11, Goldfarb) led its report with the President’s announcement of “an initiative to help treat veterans with brain injuries and mental-health conditions,” consisting of “a $100 million grant to research centers, led by the University of Texas at San Antonio and Virginia Commonwealth University, dedicated to treating brain injuries and mental-health issues, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder,” along with “an effort to share research among the numerous federal agencies studying and providing treatment to veterans with neurological problems.”

Related Links:

— “Obama announces aid initiative to help wounded veterans, ” Zachary A. Goldfarb, The Washington Post, August 10, 2013.

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