The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is adding approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce to help meet the increased demand for mental health services. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) anticipates the majority of hires will be selected within approximately six months. Interested mental health care providers can find additional information about VA careers and apply for jobs online at the Department of Veterans Affairs website at www.vacareers.va.gov. To locate the nearest VA facility or Vet Center for enrollment and to get scheduled for care, Veterans can visit VA's website at www.va.gov. Immediate help is available at the Veterans Crisis Line website at www.VeteransCrisisLine.net or by calling the Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 (push 1) or texting 838255.
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