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Challenges Facing Australian Court Drug Diversion Initiatives Dr

  title={Challenges Facing Australian Court Drug Diversion Initiatives Dr},
  author={Michael S. King},
Introduction Substance abuse is a significant problem affecting individuals, families, communities and the agencies that serve them. While the causal links between substance abuse and crime require further investigation, it is clear that substance abuse is a major problem for many people coming into the justice system. According to an Australian Institute of Criminology study, 71% of detainees had sought to obtain drugs in the 30 days prior to their arrest. Thirty seven percent of detainees… Expand
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