• 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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Kate  Price-Howard
PhD, CHE, CTRS

Kate Price-Howard, PhD, CHE, CTRS, received a bachelor’s and master’s in parks and recreation administration, with an emphasis and certification in therapeutic recreation, from Florida International University and went on to complete her PhD in parks, recreation, and tourism from the University of Utah. Her work experience includes recreation positions on-board cruise ships, summer camps, psychiatric units, nursing homes, and served in commercial recreation as director of recreation for several Florida resorts.