Resources

Crime- the Lifestyle

Young man wearing handcuffs, sitting back againts a wall, looking angry.

That’s why drug treatment may reduce crime, but doesn’t always eliminate it.


Mandated vs. Voluntary Treatment

I suspect that the methodology for measuring success was far too narrow. Focused entirely on crime, they missed a host of other gains from participation in treatment.


“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.


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Programs Blogs

Pharmacology to the Rescue?

As the old chief says in the movie Little Big Man: “Sometimes the magic works, sometimes it doesn’t.”


Birth of an Epidemic

We don’t have the option of simply forgoing the use of opioids in medicine because, frankly, we don’t have a viable alternative.


Compliance via Incentives

An important step that programs often skip: the collection of baseline data. Improvements are often incremental, and if you don’t know exactly where you started, it’s easy to miss them.