She said the signing was "the culmination of years of hard work to bolster services to address our veterans' mental and physical health from so many people."
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Watch this dog reunite with his military owner as she returns after 9 monthsAug. 26, 202100:58Rory Diamond, CEO of K9s For Warriors, a nonprofit organization in Florida that provides service dogs to veterans, commended the White House for its support for the bill, which was passed with overwhelming bipartisan support this year. Diamond said it was "a critical step in combating veteran suicide."
From 2005 to 2018, nearly 90,000 veterans died by suicide, according to the most recent report from the VA.As many as 20 of 100 veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have PTSD, according to the VA. The coronavirus pandemic has caused even more stress for veterans, with calls to the veterans crisis line surging by more than 15 percent last year. And experts agree that PTSD is underreported.
A report released last year by the VA found that participants paired specifically with service dogs trained for PTSD had fewer suicidal behaviors and ideations within the first 18 months compared to people with emotional support animals.This story first appeared on NBCNews.com.
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