• Substance Use Treatment in Jails: Current Issues and Recommendations 

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that in 2014, 21.5 million people in the United States age twelve and older had at least one substance use disorder (SUD), as cited in Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ; 2015).


  • Opiate Use: The Tip of the Iceberg for Adults in Jail

    Law enforcement officials and public health professionals are currently concentrating their efforts on reducing opiate use, and for good reason, but they may be overlooking even more prevalent substance use disorders (SUDs).


Claudia  Black

A renowned author, speaker, and trainer, internationally recognized for her pioneering and contemporary work with family systems and addictive disorders, Claudia’s writings and teachings have become a standard in the fields of addiction and trauma. She is one of the original founders and serves on the advisory board of the National Association for Children of Addiction and the advisory counsel for the Moyer Foundation and its development of Camp Mariposa, a camp for children of addiction. Claudia is the clinical architect of the Claudia Black Young Adult Center, and a Senior Fellow of The Meadows. She is the author of over fifteen books, most notably, It Will Never Happen to Me; her latest title being Unspoken Legacy: Addressing the Impact of Trauma and Addiction within the Family.

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