Drug Use, Testing, and Treatment in Jails

@inproceedings{WilsonDrugUT,
  title={Drug Use, Testing, and Treatment in Jails},
  author={Doris James Wilson}
}
Offenders in local jails reported a history of prior drug use similar to that of State prison inmates. Over half of jail (55%) and State inmates (57%) said they had used drugs in the month before the offense. About a fifth of these jail inmates and a third of State inmates had participated in substance abuse programs or treatment since admission. Compared to offenders on probation (32%), jail inmates were more likely to report using drugs in the month before the offense. A higher percentage of… CONTINUE READING

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