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Veterans’ Growing Demand For Mental Health Services

  • Author(s):
  • Debra A. Draper

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) expects demand for its mental health services to grow nationwide, projecting a 32 percent increase in outpatient mental health services over 10 years. This capsule examines how VA plans to meet this need among veterans.

Demand for VA’s mental health services has grown over time. The number of veterans receiving mental health care from VA increased by 90 percent from fiscal year 2006 to 2019—more than three times the rate of increase for all VA health care services.

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Publisher:Government Accountability Office
Published:May 1, 2021
License:Public Domain

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