Veterans’ Affairs & Military Law Section Lunch & Learn
Originally presented February 24, 2022
Watch the video of the presentation from November 2020.
This panel discusses the intersection of mental health and legal services. It identifies the issues that affect many of the less fortunate and underserved in our society, especially the ones experiencing homelessness, as well as military veterans and their families, that causes mental health conditions. It focuses on various mental health conditions including PTSD due to combat or military sexual trauma, traumatic brain injury, and co-occurring substance abuse. The panel discusses available resources and the role of problem solving courts, such as Veterans Treatment courts, in connecting individuals suffering from mental health conditions to legal services.