Updated: Jul 13, 2022
So many individuals who walk the hallways of correctional facilities like the Hampshire Sheriff’s Office are brave veterans. The stress and trauma of military service and repeated combat deployments far too often lead to issues with mental health, alcohol and drugs. It is a common refrain Caitlin has heard at intake after intake, year after year as she continues to work directly with justice involved veterans.
It is so important that our veterans, both young and old, be able to receive care and get resources in an environment tailored to their needs.
Thank you to our entire federal delegation, Congressman McGovern in particular, for fighting hard for our local veterans and helping to save the VAMC-Leeds.