• 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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Rachel  Fortune
MD, FAAP

Rachel Fortune, MD, FAAP, is the medical director of Newport Academy and a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist with a particular interest in the treatment of eating disorders. Dr. Fortune completed her pediatrics residency at Columbus Children's Hospital in Ohio in 2007 and her adolescent medicine fellowship at Children's Hospital Colorado in 2012. Dr. Fortune had a successful practice treatment adolescents with eating disorders at Yale University School of Medicine before joining Newport Academy in 2014.