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Actress Melissa Fitzgerald of Justice For Vets on Veterans Treatment Courts

One in five veterans has symptoms of a mental health disorder - or cognitive Impairment. And research shows a link between combat-related mental illness and substance abuse. Left untreated, mental health disorders that are common among veterans, can directly lead to involvement in the criminal justice system. Actress Melissa Fitzgerald (The West Wing), Senior Director of Justice for Vets discusses an initiative that aims to transform the way veterans are handled in the criminal justice system. Visit Justice for Vets on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.

Craig Murphy of Team Rubicon on Veterans and Volunteerism

When veterans return from serving our country, one of the major challenges they face is reintegrating into their families and society, in general. For many transitioning veterans, their dedication to service does not come to an end when they take off their uniform. A conversation with Craig Murphy of Team Rubicon. Visit Team Rubicon on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.

Katy Neas of Easter Seals on Better Serving Our Female Veterans

As many American troops return from active duty, the transition to civilian life at home can be especially difficult, and especially challenging for female veterans. There are just over two million female veterans in the United States. How are systems designed to help veterans specifically addressing with women's needs A conversation with Katy Beh Neas, Executive Vice President for Public Affairs at Easter Seals. Visit Easter Seals on the web, Facebook or follow on Twitter.

Mary Beth Bruggeman of The Mission Continues on Vets Continuing to Serve

For many who answer the call to serve in the military, they say it's in their blood, a call to service for their country. But when physical and emotional wounds will not allow them to continue to serve, wounded and disabled veterans still continue giving back. With Mary Beth Bruggeman, Executive Director for the Southeast Region of The Mission Continues. Visit The Mission Continues on the web, Facebook or follow on Twitter.
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