Finding the loopholes: a cross-sectional qualitative study of systemic barriers to treatment access for women drug court participants

@inproceedings{Morse2015FindingTL,
  title={Finding the loopholes: a cross-sectional qualitative study of systemic barriers to treatment access for women drug court participants},
  author={Diane Sharon Morse and Jennifer Silverstein and Katherine P Thomas and Precious Bedel and Catherine Cerulli},
  booktitle={Health & justice},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Therapeutic diversion courts seek to address justice-involved participants' underlying problems leading to their legal system involvement, including substance use disorder, psychiatric illness, and intimate partner violence. The courts have not addressed systemic hurdles, which can contribute to a cycle of substance use disorder and recidivism, which in turn hinder health and wellness. The study purpose is to explore the systemic issues faced by women participants in drug treatment… CONTINUE READING