VA Drive To Hire 1,600 Mental Health Professionals Hits Community Clinics' Supply

Reporting for Kaiser Health News in collaboration with The Washington Post, Guy Gugliotta writes: "The Department of Veterans Affairs, trying to cope with a surge in psychological needs of veterans, has vowed to hire 1,600 additional mental health care professionals by the end of June, but some experts say the pool of qualified candidates is too small and the federal effort could jeopardize already-understaffed community health organizations" (Gugliotta, 4/7). Read the story.

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