The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office Veterans Diversion Program is seeking military veterans who can work with program participants as they navigate the diversionary process and receive services. The goal of the diversionary program is to reduce veteran contacts with law enforcement and reduce the number of incarcerated veterans. The program often helps veterans dealing with substance abuse who have become involved in criminal activity and those whose behavior may be the result of post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury or other issues related to their time in the military.Read more
Mental Illness Research Education, Clinical, Centers of Excellence (MIRECC) Researchers are recruiting eligible veterans to participate in a research study on Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Justice-Involved Veterans (DBT-J).
DBT-J is an experimental treatment designed to help veterans address thoughts, behaviors, emotions, and circumstances that increase risk of criminal behavior and interfere with mental health. Over 16 weeks, participants learn helpful strategies for reaching goals, managing intense emotions, and improving relationships.Read more