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Improving Mental Health Services for Service Members

Inside USD -- The School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES) hosted its first “Serving Those Who Serve: Improving Mental Health Care for Service Members and Their Families” summit on July 10. The event, which brought together 160 mental health providers from around the country, was aimed at addressing the lack of adequate mental health care for service members.

Hosted by the Department of School, Family, and Mental Health Professions, the overall goals of the conference were to inspire, educate, and facilitate — to inspire attendees to go out and improve the services available to military, educate them on the ways to effectively work with service members, and to facilitate networking among participants who could become better equipped to deal with the growing need in mental health care. (Full Story)