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Veterans Affairs to investigate death in Klamath County

Veteran who served in Korea died in November after waiting for three days for life-saving procedure. “Breakdowns in the system all over the place.”

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is conducting an investigation into the death of a Klamath County man who died last November after waiting for three days for the agency to authorize a procedure that could have saved his life.

FolkTime Looks to Expand Peer Support Services for Veterans

Its mental health treatment model emphasizes recovery, not diagnosis

May 9, 2012 -- FolkTime, a 26-year-old nonprofit providing community socialization for people with mental illness, has just signed a contract with Clackamas Behavioral Health to start providing peer support services – including job coaching, arts activities and support groups – to veterans with mental health challenges.

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