New Florida Law Allows More Vets To Receive Treatment Instead Of Jail – Hernando County Criminal Lawyer Tampa
A new Florida law will allow military veterans to join a diversion program instead of going to jail. Many of our military veterans return from active duty with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and turn to drugs and alcohol to help deal with mental anguish and pain.
This diversion program “Veteran’s Court” is meant to give veterans an alternative to jail and afford them the help they deserve for putting themselves in harm’s way to protect our nation. This is a big step in the right direction, because our veterans deserve better.
READ THE FULL STORY HERE – WUSF NEWS