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Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders including depression, and anxiety. Alternative therapy for mental health issues based on research and medical news. Tips on how to live a happy life. Exercises and other lifestyle interventions that can help emotional well-being. Articles and research findings that focus on eating disorders and adolescent mental health and well-being.

GAO To Study Veterans' Mental Health

The House on Monday by voice vote passed an omnibus bill (HR 2874) on health care for veterans, CQ Today reports (Yoest, CQ Today, 7/30). The legislation would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide outreach and mental health services to veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The bill also would require the VA secretary to contract with community mental health centers to provide services to veterans who live in areas not sufficiently served by department facilities.

In addition, the legislation would provide grants to service organizations to: