AmVets Legislative Priorities

Legislative Priorities

Suicide Prevention

  • Increase awareness & reduce stigma for receiving treatment
  • Improve identification & treatment

Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Increase awareness of mild-to-moderate TBIs & behavioral after effects
  • Advocate for veterans with other than honorable discharges due to undiagnosed or improperly treated post-deployment mental health issues, including TBIs

Toxic Wounds

  • Advocate for adequate resources to fully research, diagnose, and treat conditions associated with toxic exposures
  • Seek improvements to pre/post-deployment health monitoring and assessments to address all currently recognized and emergent environmental hazard and toxic wound health issues

Veteran Treatment Courts

  • Increase development and expanded use of Veteran Treatment Courts
  • Advocate for more outreach to justice involved veterans

To: All AMVETS members,


We need your help!

It is imperative for every AMVET member to sign-up at the Legislation Action Center located on the National website and to sign up for E-mail alerts. Here is the link:

Please “Sign-up” for our mailing list, so when another issue comes up you’ll receive it in your email. It’s that simple

Let’s get our new AMVETS National Legislature Policy Advisor – Ms. Amy Webb: to understand  that we; AMVETS in Hawaii are serious about our “AIMS & PURPOSES.”

Help spread the word around with our fellow AMVETS members in your post to get them to act upon these issues as well.  Together we can make it happen.


Julian Crawford,
3rd Vice Commander, Dept. of Hawaii

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