Op-Ed: Ending Military Suicides Will Require Radical Changes In Departments Of Defense, Veterans Affairs.

In an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times (4/23), author John Bateson, who for 16 years was the executive director of a San Francisco Bay Area suicide prevention center, calls the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act “commendable,” but says “it won’t come close to ending military suicides.” According to Bateson, “That would require radical changes in the policies, procedures, attitudes and culture in two of our biggest.

Related Links:

— “Op-Ed Support our troops? Dealing with PTSD requires commitment,”John Bateson, Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2015.

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