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Big Island Veterans Treatment Court Celebrates 14th Graduate

Posted on Jul 16, 2019 in Featured News, News & Reports

 

Judge Melvin Fujino with Big Island Veterans Treatment Court’s 14th graduate 06/17/2019.

Judge Melvin Fujino recognized the achievements of the Big Island Veterans Treatment Court’s 14th graduate at a recent ceremony in Kona.

Supporters and staff of the Big Island Veterans Treatment Court held a ceremony for the program’s 14th graduate on June 17, 2019, at the Keakealani Building in Kealakekua.

The Veterans Treatment Court utilizes a holistic approach, helping participants address addiction and mental health issues through extensive treatment and counseling. The program also assists them with finding housing and employment to regain the chance for a successful life. Many services are provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at no cost to the state.

For more information on the program, call 808-443-2201.