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Justice For Vets has released the 2016 Veterans Day field kit, your guide to engaging the community and supporting veterans in your program.
Yesterday, Justice For Vets was honored to be part of the Washington Post Summit: Addiction in America.
Last week, The Washington Post profiled Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald, documenting her journey from being an actor on “The West Wing” to taking a real-life job in DC.
The cast of television’s “The West Wing” joined forces last week with Justice For Vets to launch a powerful public service announcement (PSA)
Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald delivers stirring remarks at UNITE to Face Addiction Rally
Over 13,000 Veterans Now in Treatment Instead of Behind Bars
Newsmaker Melissa Fitzgerald is highlighted by Comcast.
National Institute of Corrections highlights Veterans Treatment Courts with major broadcast.
NADCP COO Carson Fox and Justice For Vets Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald recently briefed Department of Veterans Affairs Chief Counsel Leigh Bradley on Veterans Treatment Courts.
Five years ago, Erik Castro came back from Afghanistan with PTSD and an alcohol problem, though he wouldn’t admit to either.
CBS News takes viewers inside Veterans Treatment Court during a gripping profile of Staff Sgt. Tommy Rieman.
Melissa Fitzgerald Talks the End of the Tour on MSNBC's Morning Joe
Congressman Anders Crenshaw Recieves All Rise Leadership Award
Culture Shock: Vets and the Battle Back Home
This morning, the international PR firm Media Planet launched a major multi-platform campaign on addiction and medication adherence with a special insert in select editions of USA Today.
- “Veterans reported better treatment outcomes and quality of life over time when involved in the Vet Court.”
Global entertainment superstars Participant Media have teamed up with Justice For Vets to launch a sizzling public awareness campaign.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this terrible tragedy, and with the families now coping with unimaginable loss.
Combat veteran Nick Stefanovic dropped by the set of Take Part Live for a revealing interview about his transition home, and how a Veterans Treatment Court saved his life.
Last night, Justice For Vets Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald and NADCP CEO West Huddleston attended a special advance screening of the new Comcast-Universal film Unbroken.
Last weekend, NBC’s Today told the story of Steven Elliot, a former Army Ranger who believes that he is responsible for the friendly fire that killed fellow Ranger Pat Tillman.
The National Institute of Corrections announced it will release a Veterans Treatment Court White Paper in December
Own/Huffington Post Highlight Veterans Treatment Courts
In honor of Veterans Day, CBS News is shining the spotlight on the Philadelphia
This morning, Justice For Vet’s Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald moderated a panel hosted by Microsoft in Washington, DC.
Federal grant awarded to expand capacity.
Delaware has expanded Veterans Treatment Court to every county in the state, ensuring that these life-saving programs are within reach of every veteran in need.
Read the Washington Post Letter to the Editor penned by Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald...
Last night millions across the country learned why Veterans Treatment Courts are a critical solution for veterans in crisis.
- In late June, Justice For Vets was honored to conduct its first statewide Mentor Corps Boot Camp in Tennessee.
Justice For Vets was honored to participate in an Army OneSource Webinar on the Ten Key Components of Veterans Treatment Court.
Justice For Vets is proud to announce the 2014 Veterans Treatment Court Mentor Courts!
Justice For Vets Receives Major Honor
The Roanoke Times covered U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's recent visit to Virginia's Roanoke Federal Veterans Treatment Court.
NPR is running a special series on life after war for veterans with other than honorable discharges.
This Veterans Day, Justice For Vets was honored to appear on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show.
- General Martin Dempsey and General (ret) Eric Shinseki to Keynote in DC
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When the volunteer veteran mentors in the St. Louis Veterans Treatment Court noticed a need for skills training for the veterans in the program they took action.
The Associated Press takes you inside a Veterans Treatment Court to learn how they operate, who they serve, and why they are so critical to honoring this nation's heroes.http://www.justiceforvets.org/node/155
- Justice For Vets and Veterans Treatment Courts were featured in media coverage throughout the nation on Veterans Day. From NPR's Diane Rehm Show to The Huffington Post and Christian Science Monitor, the American public was exposed to Veterans Treatment Courts and left with no doubt that these programs must be immediately expanded to serve all veterans who suffer following their service.
- “Their diverging fates show how some states’ justice systems struggle to accommodate damaged troops. After more than a decade of war in two theaters, 120 veterans courts operate in 35 states, with 100 in the planning stages, according to the nonprofit Justice for Vets in Alexandria, Virginia. The first was established in Buffalo, New York, in 2008.”
- Justice For Vets teams up with the Points of Light Foundation and more than 50 veteran and military service organizations, nonprofits and government agencies to officially launch the Community Blueprint.
- Justice For Vets is pleased to announce the hiring of Ken Gardner as Project Director for the Veterans Treatment Court Planning Initiative and Veterans Mentor Courts.
- This July, eleven Veterans Treatment Court teams from around the country converged on Orange County, California for the Veterans Treatment Court Planning Initiative (VTCPI), the nation’s only Veterans Treatment Court training.
- This year's AT&T National Tournament had a special focus on veterans and their families.
- ONDCP Director Gil Kerlikowski and Justice For Vets Director Matt Stiner discuss Veterans Treatment Courts with past/present participants at the NADCP 18th Annual Training Conference held in Nashville, TN.
- Justice For Vets Director Matt Stiner talks to This Week in Defense News about Veterans Treatment Courts and the need to continue to support these vital programs.
General (Ret.) Barry McCaffrey and Judge Robert Russell brief National Guard leadership on utilizing Veterans Treatment Courts.