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The Battle Comes Home: The Struggles of Some Returning Veterans

November 6, 2013

The Battle Comes Home: The Struggles of Some Returning Veterans

November 6, 2013, 6:00–9:00 pm Room 229 Thomas Jefferson School of Law 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Large numbers of recently returned veterans from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan struggle with mental health and substance abuse issues. Some of these veterans end up in the criminal justice system, and strain the ability of the system to provide accountability for wrongdoing while recognizing the sacrifices of these veterans on behalf of our country. Mental health and criminal justice experts discuss these complex and overlapping issues.


  • Abigail Angkaw, PhD, Psychologist, Department of Veterans Affairs, San Diego
  • Benjamin Bramer, Peer Support Specialist, Department of Veterans Affairs, San Diego
  • Jay Rosen, PhD, Psychologist, Department of Veterans Affairs, San Diego 
  • Adriane Bracciale, Esq., Criminal Defense Attorney, former Equal Justice Works Veterans Legal Corps Fellow with San Diego Public Defender office

No Charge. Everyone is invited.

2.0 Hours of General MCLE Credit and 1.0 Hour of Substance Abuse MCLE Credit Available.

RSVP by November 1

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