Veterans Film Festival Explores Mental Health Issues

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at 10:00 AM
A veteran leans on a rail in a scene from the 2016 documentary “Thank You for Your Service,” which takes a personal look at veterans dealing with mental health issues.  (Photo: Thank You For Your Service, Production Company: CreativeChaos vmg © Lost at Home, LLC)

The 2016 documentary “Thank You for Your Service” takes an up close and personal look at veterans dealing with mental health issues. We’ll talk with the film’s director, Tom Donahue, and Dr. John McQuaid of the San Francisco VA Health Care System about mental health and the military, and with Eddie Ramirez, a veteran and founder of the San Francisco Veterans Film Festival. “Thank You for Your Service” plays this weekend at the San Francisco Public Library as part of the festival.

Guests:
Eddie Ramirez, founder, San Francisco Veterans Film Festival; veteran, U.S. Air Force
John McQuaid, associate chief of staff for mental health, San Francisco VA Health Care System, UCSF
Tom Donahue, director and producer, “Thank You for Your Service"

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