“Like homelessness, suicide among veterans is a persistent and tragic problem which the Department of Veterans Affairs has been working for years to prevent. Now the Government Accountability Office has come out with some recommendations on how VA can better staff-up and use its suicide prevention teams. For more insight, the GAO’s Director of Health Care Issues, Debra Draper, spoke to Federal Drive with Tom Temin.” Listen to the newscast here.
Source: VA needs to staff up suicide prevention teams for greater effectiveness, GAO says — By Tom Temin, April 21, 2021. Federal News Network.