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El Paso Veterans Affairs medical director speaks with ABC-7 about healthcare access following death of veteran

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- One week after the death of a Veteran at the El Paso VA Medical Center, ABC-7 sat down with the VA Medical Director Froylan Garza.

Witnesses tell ABC-7 the veteran had been seeking psychiatric care at the mental health clinic before he died.

Froylan Garza said the VA continues to provide same-day behavioral health access, including crisis support at each of their VA outpatient clinics.

Watch the full interview.

If you are trying to access VA service, click here to learn how long wait times are and where appointments are available.

If you need help, call the Suicide and Crises Lifeline, 988.

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