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https://www.change.org/p/don-t-skimp-on-our-veterans-mental-health-therapy

My boyfriend Greg served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He did his duty for his country, but it came at a cost. He was diagnosed with PTSD and started seeing a therapist through the Veterans Administration (VA).

His therapist is fantastic, and he often went over the allotted hour, giving Greg as much time as he needed during each session. Unfortunately, his therapist has been forced to cut each session down to a half hour, in an administration-wide attempt to manage their overload of mental health cases….

My boyfriend recently said he’s not sure he will continue going to therapy once it’s reduced to a half hour. It will take him longer than that to drive there and back. If he stops going, I know that his PTSD and depression will only get worse…

Please join me in urging the Department of Veterans Affairs not to cut back mental health treatment for veterans and military families…

Michelle Walker started this petition with a single signature, and now has 81,637 supporters…

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5 thoughts on “Please sign

  1. I’m currently seeing a therapist, so I know how it feels. 😦 I’ve seen some hospitals do Skype-like sessions with their clients, so that might be a cool thing for the VA to push in the future. Wouldn’t have to commute, either. 🙂

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