The 22 veteran suicides per day epidemic is more realistically 25 says Fort Walton Beach physician Dr. Eddie Zant Jr., who treats many TBI-injured soldiers with hyperbaric oxygen therapy to help heal their concussed brains. Despite studies showing the efficacy of this treatment, the Department of Veterans Affairs does not use HBOT therapy. On Oct. 5, 2012, VA cut its coverage of service dogs assigned to people with mental disabilities such as PTSD, according to the Federal Register.
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