LETTER: Community can help veterans connect with mental health services

Sunday, June 17, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki often reminds us that, as the tide of war recedes, we have the opportunity and responsibility to anticipate the needs of returning veterans.  As these veterans return home, we must ensure that they have access to quality mental health care in order to successfully make the transition to civilian life.