• 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).


Thomas  Hedlund

A marriage family therapist, workshop leader and educator from Santa Rosa, California, Thomas has been  in private practice for over 3 decades. He specializes in recovery-related issues including addiction, compulsive behavior and the healing of trauma, shame and abuse. He has worked as a communications, addiction and family systems consultant for The Family Intervention Institute, as well as a family business consultant, expert witness and interventionist. Best-selling author John Bradshaw has called Hedlund “one of the select few therapists who I know that thoroughly understands the dynamics of emotional healing.”

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