Original Article: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-18-043/veterans-history-project-hosts-panel-discussion-on-effects-of-ptsd-in-crime-and-rehabilitation/2018-04-19/
On any given day, 7 percent of the estimated 2.3 million people incarcerated in U.S. jails are men and woman who served in our armed forces
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The Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress, in collaboration with the National Institute of Corrections, will host a panel discussion on the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on veterans and how to support those who have run afoul of the law by providing appropriate treatment.
The panel of experts, in honor of Memorial Day and in anticipation of National PTSD Awareness Month, will be held on Thursday, May 17, at1 p.m.in room 119 on the first floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. Tickets are not needed but an RSVP is required. Reservations may be made by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.