• 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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Gloria  Loring

is the recording artist of the #1 hit song "Friends and Lovers", co-composer of television theme songs for Diff'rent Strokes and Facts Of Life, an audience favorite as Liz Chandler on Days Of Our Lives, and a spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. After her four-year-old son was diagnosed with diabetes, she created and self-published two volumes of the Days Of Our Lives Celebrity Cookbook, which raised more than $1 million for diabetes research. Loring's musical show TV Tunez, a celebration of television's best theme songs that earned standing ovations, is in development for a Las Vegas run. She is currently in the studio with producer Ted Perlman and songwriting legends Burt Bacharach and Desmond Child. She sings regularly to sold-out shows, including with The Palm Beach Pops Symphony. The Miss America Organization gave her the Woman of Achievement Award, an honor she shares with past recipients Barbara Bush, Roslyn Carter, and Hillary Clinton. She is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who of American Women.  Author of Coincidence Is God's Way of Remaining Anonymous.

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