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Judge Robert Russell Receives the AMVETS Silver Helmut Award (06-22-2015)

posted Jan 5, 2017, 8:35 AM by Jack O'Connor
The AMVETS Silver Helmet Award was awarded to Judge Robert Russell who created and has presided over the Veteran’s Treatment Court in Buffalo, New York since January of 2008. This court, the first of its kind in the country, provides treatment and counseling to eligible veterans with substance abuse or mental health issues. Veterans who voluntarily enter the program attend regular court appearances and treatment sessions, and receive regular substance abuse testing.
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