Unlike a uniform, a service member cannot simply remove the trauma and addiction that often arises in transitioning from service to civilian life. Instead, these invisible wounds follow them on their flights back to the States and their rides home before eventually manifesting into criminal behavior. Incarceration has proven ineffective for these individuals, and recidivism is at an all-time high. This panel highlights the dawn of Veteran Treatment Courts and how they combine aspects of Drug Court and Mental Health Court to allow veterans the opportunity to achieve rehabilitation.  

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