• 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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Lora  Passetti
MS

Lora Passetti, MS, has worked in the field of adolescent substance use treatment research for over eighteen years and managed multiple studies of the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach and Assertive Continuing Care. She has also studied youth involvement in mutual support groups. She is currently a project manager at Chestnut Health Systems.