• 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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Jennifer  Corvalan-Wood

Jennifer Corvalan-Wood, Program Coordinator for Denver Juvenile and Family Justice TASC Project through Denver Juvenile Probation, has worked in the substance abuse field since 1995. She coordinates all federal grant programs, day-to-day program operations and provides clinical supervision to staff.