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Suicide Prevention for Veterans Posted on Feb 10

The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act has passed unanimously through the House and Senate and now awaits President Obama’s signature. The act calls for: Better access to mental health information, Establishing a community outreach pilot program to help veterans transition from active   …Continue Reading Suicide Prevention for Veterans

An Act Relative to Veterans’ Access, Livelihood, Opportunity, and Resources – updated Posted on Apr 9

On April 3, 2014 Governor Patrick signed into law, the Valor Act II which builds on the Valor Act previously passed. This new legislation increases the benefits for veterans and their families, and creates new opportunities as well. Some of the highlights of the bill include:  a   …Continue Reading An Act Relative to Veterans’ Access, Livelihood, Opportunity, and Resources – updated