Texas connects us to veterans and how a Collin County justice program helps veterans
At the Collin County Jail, there is a program dedicated to giving military veterans who got into trouble with the law, a hand up to succeed in civilian life. "My deputies constantly see and law enforcement across the United States encounter veterans who are self-medicating because they found themselves in a situation where they're trying to ease the pain," said Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner, who says PTSD, trauma and anger issues stemming from military experiences can leave some veterans struggling to cope on their own.
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