• 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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Leonard A. Jason
PhD

Leonard A. Jason is a professor of psychology at DePaul University and the director of the Center for Community Research. Jason is a former president of the Division of Community Psychology of the American Psychological Association (APA). Jason has edited or written twenty-three books, and he has published over 600 articles and seventy-five book chapters.