War Veterans Face Shortage Of Mental Health Services As Number With PTSD Increases

The Wall Street Journal (11/29, A1, Ansberry, Subscription Publication) reported on its front page on the hundreds of thousands of aging veterans who are finding themselves looking for post-traumatic stress disorder treatment after several decades. The Veterans Administration reported nearly double the number of veterans receiving treatment for PTSD from VA hospitals and clinics through March of 2014 compared with 2006. This total was largely Iraq and Afghanistan veterans but also included vets from previous wars such as Vietnam.

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— “Vets Seek Help for PTSD Decades After War,” Clare Ansberry, Wall Street Journal, November 29, 2014.
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