Topic: A gap in equity related to mental health access for veterans

Describe a specific gap in the delivery of healthcare. Include the specific population affected by the gap. 

• Briefly describe the history of this gap in access to healthcare. Has this been an issue historically, or is it a modern issue? 

• Explain the impact that the socioeconomic background of the population has on their access to healthcare. 

• Describe how the healthcare delivered to the population is affected by the gap in access. 

• Predict any potential implications if this gap in access is not addressed.