They’ve been shown to reduce the likelihood of an overdose fatality, but also to reduce the risk of disease and disease transmission; increase access to needed services…and to some extent, reduce criminal conduct.
One of the oldest diseases in the world, and we still don’t know as much as we should about its causes, effects, and how to treat it- much less cure it. What we do know, and what we’re learning, ends up here:
Bettors at the race track report feeling a distinct sense of relief after they place a bet – again, regardless of the outcome. “That’s what I was chasing,” admitted one person now in recovery. “That feeling. Except it doesn’t last. So you keep chasing.”Read More
Even those who eventually return to jail or prison may well have made substantial tangible gains from participation in the program. I’m referring to productive employment, education, family stability and support, access to health care (including mental health), as well as significant reduction in criminal activity.Read More