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Is there any help confirmed alcoholic,Desert storm vet who

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Is there any help for a confirmed alcoholic,Desert storm vet who now has legal problems for not having been able to meet the color code requirments,has never failed drug test when he could get there,This is abroken hearted mom who just needs some advice, I have sent him through the foundry in bessmer al. 2 times .Just would like to know if there is any help or progam the Va. has ,He is incarcerated now and will be in court July.Is there any help legally available to us.Thanks a worried Mom.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.
The VA has a substance abuse program that could offer assistance:
Also, you may want to consider that since the previous substance abuse programs did not work, that you may also want the VA to do a psychological assessment possibly for PTSD, which they can treat for him in addition to the alcohol issues he has. Those are the best places.
Also, here is a guide for veterans in Alabama, which has information on legal assistance programs in Alabama that could provide legal assistance to veterans to get them help. See:
These are the things you need to work on to try to get him the assistance you are seeking for him.