VA plan: Mental health benefits for service members after leaving military

'Suicide prevention is the top clinical priority'

The Department of Veterans' Affairs is under fire for providing inadequate service.

(ABC News) Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin announced Tuesday that the VA will send President Donald Trump a plan this week that would give every service member mental health benefits when they leave the military.

The plan follows President Trump’s executive order signed in January aimed at improving mental health resources for veterans.

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“Suicide prevention is the top clinical priority,” said Shulkin.

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