(Opelika Observer) – “Too many veterans — in Alabama and across the country — lack access to affordable, compassionate and effective mental health care,” said Sen. Jones, a member of the Armed Services Committee. “Through increased access to local and innovative treatment options, this new law will help veterans get the life-saving mental health services they may need.”
| Wed, 10/28/2020 at 01:25 PM
| Fri, 10/23/2020 at 12:50 PM
WASHINGTON, DC (Quad Cities Daily) – U.S. Senator Doug Jones of Alabama today applauded the signing of bipartisan legislation he cosponsored, the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, into law. The legislation will bolster the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) mental health workforce and increase rural veterans’ access to care.
| Wed, 10/21/2020 at 02:51 PM
(Alabama Political Reporter) – President Donald Trump over the weekend signed into law legislation cosponsored by Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama, that aims to bolster mental healthcare for veterans and address veteran suicides.