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Star Behavioral Health Providers visits Darton

Kareema Culbreath-Williams license counselor for Aspired Mental Health. Kareema Culbreath-Williams license counselor for Aspired Mental Health.
Melanie Dallas chief operating officer for highland rivers health. Melanie Dallas chief operating officer for highland rivers health.
A mental health care provider is working to make sure south Georgia veterans get the care they need.

Experts say an American veteran commits suicide every eighteen hours.

Star Behavioral Health Providers is working to educate therapists so they can better connect with their patients who are veterans.

Georgia is one of just four states where this effort is underway.

"To gain their trust, the trust to open up and be willing to deal with the treatment they need," said Kareema Culbreath-Williams license counselor for Aspired Mental Health.

"For them to reach outside of that military to seek assistance to get assistance it's a difficult step for them to take," Melanie Dallas chief operating officer for highland rivers health.

If you want to find out what therapists in our area are certified under the program and what specific training they've gone through CLICK HERE.

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