• 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).

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  • 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).

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Erin  Church
MSW

Erin Church, MSW, graduated with her MSW from the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis with a concentration in mental health and a specialization in management in May 2016. Prior to obtaining her master's, she earned her BS in psychology from the University of Iowa in May 2014. Erin is currently working as a social worker in St. Louis.