Bennet, Hickenlooper Join Bipartisan Group Calling on VA to Address Effect of Afghanistan Withdrawal on Veterans’ Mental Health

Senators Call on VA to Increase Outreach to Veterans of Afghanistan and the Global War on Terrorism Providing Access to Mental Health Services and Care

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and John Hickenlooper (D) joined a bipartisan group of 33 additional senators calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to swiftly develop and conduct outreach to veterans of the Global War on Terrorism – especially those who served in Afghanistan – to provide them with mental and behavioral health resources.

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Help Wounded Veterans Start a Family

The Veteran Families Health Services Act Would Repeal VA’s Outdated Ban on IVF for Veterans with Service-connected Injuries and Expand Adoption Options

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced the Veteran Families Health Services Act, comprehensive legislation that would, among other things, ensure that servicemembers’ and veterans’ fertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) and counseling, are included as part of the health benefits they’ve earned.

Bennet, 30 Senate Colleagues Urge VA to Follow Through on Promises to End Veteran Suicide Epidemic

Senators Raise Alarm Over Administration’s Inability to Fully Implement Provisions under President Trump’s Executive Order to Expand Critical Mental Health Resources to Nation’s Heroes

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and 29 Senate colleagues in a push for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to follow through on authorities under President Donald Trump’s Executive Order to increase veterans’ access to mental health care.

Bennet, Colleagues Urge VA to Prioritize Veterans’ Mental Health Care Amid Pandemic

Senators: “The COVID-19 impact on mental health will be long-term, and immediate action as well as a long-term response plan are necessary to combat the mental health implications of this crisis.”

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and a group of his colleagues sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) urging the agency to develop and implement comprehensive mental health care plans to ensure veterans’ well-being during and after the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.