Resources

Trauma and Memory

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.


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.


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Mental Health and Gun Violence

I’m all in favor of wider access to good mental health care, and since drug and alcohol problems are included, I thought this might be an opportunity to point out some serious flaws in this approach.


Cheaters Do Get Caught…

These multi-billion dollar fines sound enormous, but like the one levied on Facebook, they represent a small portion of the company’s actual assets.


Drugs and the Homeless

…the problems we decide not to deal with at present go on to undermine treatment for the rest.