Kennebec County District Attorney Maeghan Maloney and Kennebec County Sheriff Ken Mason will talk about the Co-Occurring Disorders and Veterans Court during a presentation Wednesday at the University of Maine at Augusta.

The free talk is part of a new speaker series hosted by the school’s Justice Studies department. It will begin at 6 p.m. in the Jewett Auditorium.

The Co-Occurring Disorders and Veterans Court, based in Augusta, was started in 2005 for individuals with significant substance abuse disorders, mental illness and serious criminal charges. It provides intensive judicial monitoring, case management, specialized treatment and other services.