Resources for Recovery Programs & Systems FAQs
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.
A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.
Most people don’t expect to have a criminal enterprise operating in public, under the guise of a community resource.
“If the patient takes them for other reasons, or even resells them on the street– well, nothing I can do about that. It’s the patient’s own fault.”
That’s not so different from any number of celebrities who’ve died of accidental overdose in the years since the War ended.