Comments for: VA to add about 1,900 to mental health staff

Posted April 19, 2012, at 7:43 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday it was increasing its staff of mental health workers by roughly 1,900, part of an effort to anticipate medical needs of veterans returning home from war and to deal with a shortage of specialists. The department plans to add about 1,600 …

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