Forcing people off methadone treatment when they become incarcerated is par for the course in America’s prisons. That spells trouble when they’re released–and it reveals a lot about how we view people with addictions.
As 2014 comes to a close, here is a look back at the top drug news of the year.
Get the top takeaways from the American Justice Summit, a gathering of major players in politics, law, academia, government, journalism, and the prison reform movement at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NYC.
Governor Chris Christie’s conflicting views on how to handle people struggling with drug addiction mirrors the ambivalence many Americans feel.
Now that 50,000 drug offenders are eligible to apply for early release, treatment providers should focus on helping them have a smooth re-entry and a strong start in recovery.