Tag: mental health

New guidance on discharge upgrade applications related to mental health, TBI, sexual assault and sexual harassment

By | 08/30/2017

The Department of Defense has issued a new guidance on discharge upgrade applications based on mental health conditions, traumatic brain injury, sexual assault, and sexual harassment.  In the past few years, the department has issued guidance for consideration of post-traumatic stress disorder…Read More »

Revised regs on sexual assault, involuntary psych evaluations

By | 03/30/2013

DoD has reissued DoD Instruction 6495.02, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Procedures, dated March 28, 2013, adding requirements of the National Defense Authorization Act. In addition, DoD recently reissued its Instruction on involuntary psychiatric evaluation and hospitalization, DoD Instruction 6490.04, Mental Health…Read More »