• 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).


Christal  Presley

Founder of United Children of Veterans, a website that provides resources about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in children of war veterans, Dr. Presley obtained her PhD in Education in 2009, and is an instructional mentor teacher in Atlanta Public Schools.

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