• 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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Gayatri  Naraine

Gayatri Naraine serves the representative of the BKWSU to the United Nations in New York, and is responsible for exploring the connection between the humanitarian and spiritual domains of global issues and looking at ways to integrate these. She has contributed to several publications and is part of the design team for the Call-of-the-Time Dialogues, a global leadership dialogue and has been a spiritual teacher with the Brahma Kumaris for over 30 years.

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