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US Public Health Service (PHS)

Published 09/07/2010 10:04 AM   |    Updated 03/11/2019 10:27 AM

What is the Public Health Service, and do they assist Veterans?

The Commissioned Corps of the US Public Health Service (PHS) is an elite team of more than 6,000 full-time, well-trained, highly qualified public health professionals dedicated to delivering the Nation's public health promotion and disease prevention programs and advancing public health science. The PHS will expand the number of mental health providers caring for military personnel affected by deployments, veterans, and families in need of mental health services and substance use treatment. To access more information about PHS, please visit their website. For your convenience, the link to this website is listed below.