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Stone stressed that "not all of this is about mental health," and agreed that funding is not the issue. Veterans are coping with financial and "relational" issues as well as the challenge of homelessness.


"This is a problem with the society that we live in," he said, highlighting issues of isolation and loneliness.

"I can hire another 24,000 mental health providers, " he said. "I can hire additional people for at-risk [programs], but this is about ... whole health and identifying what connects us as humans to other humans."

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