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    Veterans Administration Mental Health Care

    The House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on improving access to mental health care services for former soldiers, and the level of care veterans receive for problems such as…

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    Book Discussion on Madness and Memory

    Dr. Stanley Prusiner talked about his book, Madness and Memory: The Discovery of Prions - A New Biological Principle of Disease, in which he chronicles his discovery of prions,…

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    Mental Illness Report

    Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA), chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, held a briefing on the subcommittee’s report on its…

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    Veterans' Adjustment to Civilian Life, Keynote Speeches

    Former President George W. Bush, Jill Biden, and others spoke at an event on helping veterans transition from military to civilian life. Topics included unemployment, addiction, and…

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    Treating Post-Traumatic Stress

    Panelists talked about how post-traumatic stress affects service members and veterans as well as some of the treatment options, such as cognitive processing therapy. General Chiarelli…

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    Hillary Clinton at Mental Health and Addiction Conference

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke about mental health and addiction. She called for an anti-overdose medication to be made available to emergency responders and…

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    Book Discussion on Homesickness

    Susan Matt talked about her book, Homesickness: An American History, in which she explains how homesickness went from being a condition taken seriously by the military to being an emotion…

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    Suicide Prevention and Research Efforts

    John Madigan and Mary Jo Gibson talked about their efforts across the country to raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention. They explained suicide risk factors, demographic…

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    Diagnosing the Problem

    Shelly Ortiz, Nina Nandin, and Hannah Hood’s Diagnosing the Problem was the high school West Division first prize-winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary…

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    Mental Health Aid for Veterans

    Mental health advocates and leaders from veteran service organizations spoke at the the National Council for Behavioral Health’s launch of its Mental Health First Aid for Veterans…

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    1968 U.S. Army Film Suicide: The Unheard Cry

    The 1968 U.S. Army dramatized training film Suicide: The Unheard Cry portrays five different types of suicidal personalities to illustrate warning signs. Following the film, a portion…

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    Mental Health Care System

    Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) and other panelists talked about his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. Representative Murphy’s act addresses issues such as bed…

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    U.S. Army Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    John McHugh and General Raymond Odierno testified on the Army’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. Much of the hearing focused on the previous day’s shooting by a U.S.…

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    Representative Tim Murphy on Mental Health Crisis Act

    Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) talked about his Mental Health Crisis Act. The bill seeks to improve access to and delivery of psychiatric care for patients and families most in need…

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    Mental Health Care Reform

    Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds (D) talked about mental health care reform. In November 2013, the senator’s son attacked him before committing suicide. Investigators said the…

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    History of Mental Health Care Treatment

    Hazel Patton, board president at the Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health, talked about Oregon’s history of mental health care treatment, which dates back to the 1800s. She…

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    Book Discussion on Plenty of Time When We Get Home

    Iraq War veteran Kayla Williams talked about her book, Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War, in which she talks about her and her husband’s…

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    Mental Health Research at the National Institutes of Health

    Dr. Thomas Insel talked about advances in mental health research and treatment. Topics included the disparity between the treatment of medical illnesses and mental health issues,…

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    Veterans and Criminal Justice System

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki gave the keynote address at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals conference. He outlined the VA’s efforts to address…

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    Mental Health Insurance Coverage

    Ronald Honberg talked about changes in insurance coverage for mental illness. The Department of Health and Human Services issued a new rule the previous week that said health insurers…

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