By Abby Goodnough

August 28, 2014 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Terri Hall’s anxiety was back, making her hands shake as she tried to light a cigarette on the stoop of her faded apartment building. She had no appetite, and her mind galloped as she grasped for an answer to her latest setback.

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By Peter Cooney

August 26, 2014

President Barack Obama, weeks after signing legislation to fix delays in veterans' healthcare, will unveil a series of executive actions on Tuesday aimed at improving access to mental health treatment for former service members.

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By Dennis Wagner

August 25, 2014

Seven years ago, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs rejected allegations by media outlets and watchdog organizations that America faced a suicide epidemic among former military personnel.

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By Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Mark Begich (D-Alaska)
August 25, 2014

Mental illness is a disease that knows no race, gender, socio-economic background or political party.  It impacts Americans from all walks of life.  Improving the way this country addresses mental illness should be a priorit...

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By Ben Casselman

August 26, 2014

The number of homeless veterans in the United States has fallen 33 percent since 2010, to just under 50,000 as of January. The number of homeless veterans sleeping in the street, as opposed to in shelters, fell even faster, down nearly 40 percent over the past four...

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Metta World Peace now plays for the New York Knicks, but he’s still making an impact in Los Angeles. The NBA star is motivating kids in high risk neighborhoods to make the most of their education. Kim Baldonado reports from South Los Angeles for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Oct. 9, 2013.

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