On Friday, August 9, the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville hosted a community mental health summit. Close to 100 health care providers attended. VA officials discussed steps they were taking to meet the increasing need for mental health treatment at their facility. The topics at the summit ranged from homelessness and suicide prevention to the addition of peer programs. This summit was one of 152 summits being held across the nation, and one of the four to be held in North Carolina.
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