Why mental health issues don’t have to get in the way of security clearance

Among the 160 pages of the SF-86 form, are questions about your mental health. The form, which anyone with national security clearance has had to deal with, doesn’t decide whether you get clearance. People do. And how they evaluate answers to mental health questions is about to undergo some revision. Federal Drive host Tom Temin spoke about all of this with the assistant director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, Mark Frownfelter.