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In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

In this most recent example, the funds aren’t there. No new money attached.


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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Prison as a Strategy

The theory is that the more users we put in jail or prison, the fewer left out on the street. So why hasn’t that substantially reduced arrest and overdose statistics?


Selling Pills

Maybe you’ll even suggest the medication. And the marketing team wants you to leave the doctor’s office with a prescription for that med.


The Empire Strikes Back

I’ve been expecting a public relations counterattack on behalf of, and probably funded by, the pharmaceutical industry.