Steven Cohen Pledges $275 Million to Veteran Mental Health Care

Steven Cohen Pledges $275 Million to Veteran Mental Health Care

cvb-bloomberg-article-cvn-cvb-webBillionaire hedge-fund investor Steven A. Cohen is committing $275 million to form a national network of free mental health clinics for military veterans and their families.

The pledge is his biggest yet under a philanthropic push that grew after his son, Robert, was deployed as a U.S. Marine to Afghanistan in 2010. Cohen is seeking to open 25 clinics by 2020 serving a total of more than 25,000 patients a year, said Anthony Hassan, the retired Air Force officer who runs the initiative as executive director of the Cohen Veterans Network.

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