Bergman's Veteran Suicide Initiative Passes Senate VA Committee
Today, the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs unanimously passed an amended version of Congressman Bergman's IMPROVE Well-Being for Veterans Act, which would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to work with community partners on reaching and serving local Veterans at risk of suicide. The Senate bill expands the bipartisan IMPROVE Act to include provisions that will enhance community partners’ coordination with the VA and ability to treat Veterans in crisis with immediate care.
Congressman Jack Bergman issued the following statement:
Earlier today, Rep. Bergman discussed the importance of caring for Veterans in crisis, and the need to pass the IMPROVE Act, as a way to better serve our Veterans both in and out of the VA system.You can watch Rep. Bergman’s questions HERE.