Treatment for Substance Use Disorders Can Break the Cycle of Incarceration

Treatment for Substance Use Disorders Can Break the Cycle of Incarceration

It’s estimated that up to 65% of the U.S. prison population has an active substance use disorder. Many lawmakers have pushed for tougher drug laws to reduce drug-related incarcerations and repeat offenders. However, despite emphasizing tougher punishments for drug users, substance use disorders have remained high.

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Within three years of being released from prison