Navigation Links
New Veterans Drug Court Focuses on Rehabilitating Our Soldiers Through Mental Health Treatment
Date:5/28/2008

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Buffalo Veterans' Treatment Court in Buffalo, N.Y., which addresses the increasing number of veterans entering the criminal justice system -- more than 300 veterans in 2007 alone. The goal is to reduce the percentage of veterans who suffer from co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders by considering the experience of war before sentencing, and by helping former soldiers find treatment. Over the past two years, several courts, including the Rochester Drug Treatment Court in Rochester, N.Y., began serving veterans through their existing drug court programs. Buffalo established the nation's first court dedicated to the treatment of veterans.

"The Buffalo Veterans' Treatment Court presents a unique opportunity to help veterans in trouble with the law," said NADCP Board Member Emeritus and Buffalo City Court Judge Robert T. Russell, Jr. "Many Veterans are known to have a warrior's mentality and for many they do not address their treatment needs for physical and psychological health care. Many who are referred to the Veterans' Treatment Court are homeless, helpless, in despair, suffering from alcohol or drug addiction, and many others with serious mental illnesses. Their lives have been spiraling out of control."

"Judge Russell and his team were forward-thinking when they created this much needed intervention for America's veterans. Our troops, who put their lives on the line day in and day out, deserve the best our justice system can provide when they face trouble back home in their community," said NADCP CEO West Huddleston. "This is a step in the right direction for veterans with post-traumatic stress, emotional and mental health issues. These individuals require help, not punishment."

According to a study published in the July 2007 issue of the Journal of Epidemiology
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Association of Drug Court Professionals
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Easter Seals Launches Program for Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with Traumatic Brain Injuries
2. Lilly Grant to VA Will Enhance Services for Returning Combat Veterans
3. The Jericho Project Announces Rehabilitation Residence for Homeless and Low-Income Veterans
4. Mismanagement at North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Results in Chronic Staff Shortages, Budget Issues
5. Younger Veterans at Greater Suicide Risk
6. Key findings for all veterans seen in depression and suicide study
7. Knights of Columbus to Distribute Wheelchairs to Veterans in Need
8. Chicago Bears Players Visit Hospitalized Veterans
9. Shape Shifting on Veterans Day
10. Knights to Distribute $1 Million Worth of Wheelchairs for Veterans
11. Report Release: Veterans for America Finds Care for PTSD and TBI Inadequate
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... LunaDress, with its top dressmaking technologies, has been a ... is showing its latest designs of wedding dresses and launching ... company’s CEO, all the fresh new products are designed for ... to 80% off. All the clothes from LunaDress follow up ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family resort ... as the number one best large hotel for families in ... for their annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. , TripAdvisor represents ... is home to millions of unbiased and honest traveler reviews. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Padre Murphy's and Owner Tom ... Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA). The PPHA's passion ... getting everyone, including NFL greats, treated for obstructive sleep apnea ... groups supporting the cause in the valley. The most recent ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 The Incredible Bulk is ... Pakulski to increase lean muscle by up to 30lbs in ... the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. ... is a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that allows the body ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) ... to “Live Fearless.” , The “Faces of Fearless” ... about how they or someone they know has faced a ... the moment. By telling these types of stories through livefearlessmn.com, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LunaDress Shows The Latest Styles Of Wedding Dresses In 2015 2Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 2Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 3Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2
... Information Source for ... ... http://www.searchhope.org , LOS ANGELES, March 10 Siegel+Gale, ... inviting,child-friendly web-based portal that allows sick children and their,families to easily ...
... damage that can occur in babies with congenital heart disease is ... defect results in too much blood in the lungs, more blood ... blood vessel growth is abruptly halted. , You get this burst ... we think the system gets shut down and the lungs dont ...
... Duke University Medical Center say they may have figured ... health in women than in men. , Their study, ... found that poor sleep is associated with greater psychological ... risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. ...
... Philadelphia is pleased to name Mary Beth Esposito-Herr, ... appointment follows an,extensive national search., (Photo: ... Hospital, Esposito-Herr served as the Vice,President of Patient ... where she also held a joint appointment in ...
... Gentiva Health,Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV ), the nation,s ... it is scheduled to,present from 8:30 a.m. to 8:55 ... Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference in Miami,Florida., The ... live audio web cast,which may be accessed by visiting ...
... damage and stunted growth , , MONDAY, March 10 (HealthDay ... place pediatric patients at risk for bone damage and ... red flag concerns a signal transduction inhibitor (STI) medication ... brain tumors by short-circuiting tumor growth on the molecular ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Siegel+Gale Designs New 'HOPE Portal' for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles 2Health News:Siegel+Gale Designs New 'HOPE Portal' for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles 3Health News:Lung damage in babies with congenital heart disease under study 2Health News:Lung damage in babies with congenital heart disease under study 3Health News:Poor sleep more dangerous for women 2Health News:Poor sleep more dangerous for women 3Health News:The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Appoints New Chief Nursing Officer 2Health News:Gentiva(R) Health Services to Present March 18th at Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference in Miami 2Health News:Gentiva(R) Health Services to Present March 18th at Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference in Miami 3Health News:New Drug for Brain Cancer Too Dangerous for Pediatric Patients 2Health News:New Drug for Brain Cancer Too Dangerous for Pediatric Patients 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... LONDON and BOSTON , January ... structure-guided drug discovery and development company, is delighted to announce ... has been awarded to Miles Congreve (Vice President ... co-founder) and Malcolm Weir (Chief Executive Officer and ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015  ViewRay™, a privately held medical ... an exclusive distributor agreement with ITOCHU Corporation (Tokyo Stock ... system for the treatment of cancer in ... is the world,s first and only MRI-guided radiation therapy ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... UPI ), a medical device company that develops, manufactures ... today reported financial results for the fiscal 2015 third ... the Company,s Urgent ®  PC Neuromodulation System grew 14.5% ... compared to $3.9 million in the third quarter of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 2Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 4ITOCHU Named the Exclusive Distributor for ViewRay's MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy System in Japan 2Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 2Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 3Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 5Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 6Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 7Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 8Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 9Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 10Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 11Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 12Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 13Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 14Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 15Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 16Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 17Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 18
... Decision Marks Delay in Potential First Treatment for Deadly Disease ... SAN ... Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF), representing tens of thousands of patients, is responding ... which will delay potential approval of the first drug in the treatment of ...
... , May 4 A new report identifies ... "rogue" Internet pharmacies that display fake pharmacy licenses or sell prescription drugs ... , ... firms LegitScript and KnujOn provided sixteen domain name ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Responds to News of Further Review of Pirfenidone By FDA 2Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Responds to News of Further Review of Pirfenidone By FDA 3Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Responds to News of Further Review of Pirfenidone By FDA 4Fake Pharmacy Licenses, No-Prescription Meds OK with Internet Companies, LegitScript Reports 2
... digital output. Three-chip color camera for brightfield, ... of high-quality color video cameras give you ... need for an efficient viewing experience. These ... of your specimen that can be easily ...
... The PM20 is a fully automatic ... high quality photomicrographs of even the most ... mind, the new PM20 system provide solution ... In addition to their automatic exposure control, ...
... The PM30 is a premium photomicrography system ... photomicrographs of even the most difficult specimens. ... new PM30 system provide solution to the ... to their automatic exposure control, the system ...
... Digital camera systems for optimum image ... mono-chrome digital camera system is specifically designed ... available. State-of-the-art electronics create bright, vibrant images ... dynamic range offered by the Leica cameras ...
Medicine Products: