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A Safe Haven for Veterans

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Post traumatic stress disorder can cause veterans to spiral into mental illness, substance abuse, or worse.The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training offers vets wellness services, drug treatment and a haven from homelessness. Jeffery Kendrick, MCVET’s executive director, describes the fortitude of its clientele and the services the center provides. Plus, we meet Holliday Tolson and Betty Holata, two veterans dedicated to personal recovery.

For information on the upcoming MCVET 24th Annual 5k and 10k race and walk, visit this link.

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