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).
Joseph M. GarbelyDO
Dr. Garbely is a member of the Addiction Medicine team at Caron Treatment Centers and is Board certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Internal Medicine. He has worked in addiction medicine for more than 10 years working with co-occurring psychiatric disorders and emergent medical and psychiatric issues in the addicted person. He has extensive experience in dealing with healthcare professionals, executives and pilots who suffer from substance use disorders. He has developed innovative treatment programs for psychiatric patients involving a 12-Step philosophy. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Drexel University as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Philadelphia College of Orthopedic Medicine.
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