Schumer Worries How VA Treats Mental Patients

GeneseeNow —  Friday, September 27, 2013

Senator Chuck Schumer says Veterans hospitals need to do abtter job dealing with patients who have mental problems. Schumer spoke out after that deadly shooting at the Navy Yard in DC that killed 12. The killer, had issues…claiming he was controlled by radio waves. Sen. Schumer is calling for an investigation by the Department of Veterans Affairs into how VA hospitals provide mental health services. And he wants an increase in the number of mental health counselors at VA medical centers.