Veterans Affairs Mental Health Program, Part 1

Participants talked about mental health care for veterans, and particularly that associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Kussman… read more

Participants talked about mental health care for veterans, and particularly that associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Kussman opened with an overview of the Department of Veterans Affairs' mental health program called “National Conversation on Mental Health.” Other participants talked about returning veterans to combat, implementing a long-term strategic plan for mental health, and the treatment of PTSD.

Remarks by Secretary Nicholson concluded the first session. close

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  • Alfonson R. Batres Chief Officer Department of Veterans Affairs->Readjustment Counseling Service
  • Matthew J. Friedman M.D. Executive Director Department of Veterans Affairs->National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Ira R. Katz Deputy Chief Consultant Department of Veterans Affairs->Patient Care Services for Mental Health
  • Michael J. Kussman M.D. Undersecretary Department of Veterans Affairs->Health
  • Robert "Jim" James Nicholson Secretary Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Paula Schnurr Deputy Executive Director Department of Veterans Affairs->National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Antonette Zeiss Deputy Chief Consultant Department of Veterans Affairs->Office of Mental Health Services
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Program ID:
199932-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 2007 | 12:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 23, 2007 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jul 17, 2007 | 12:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 17, 2007 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 23, 2007 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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