• 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).


Wayne  Raiter

Mr. Raiter is currently the owner of Executive Care, Inc., a company dedicated to the development of leaders for today’s business and the development of teams to meet the increasing demands of the international business climate. He is also the co-owner of KnowWhy Consulting. Mr. Raiter is the founder of Lakewood Counseling and Career Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the founder and owner of Speare/Raiter Training in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Raiter is a founding member of the Association of Intervention Specialists (AIS), and a current member of NII. In the past Mr. Raiter has been the executive director of several institutions. Mr. Raiter is the author of the Systemic Family Intervention model, a unique method of intervening with dysfunctional systems and has led several thousand interventions. He is also the coauthor of the Landau*Raiter Transitional Family Therapy Family Intervention for Dual Diagnosis. Mr. Raiter has been a clinician for 35 years and has trained clinicians and business executives extensively all around the world. In addition to his training and writing, Mr. Raiter has a clinical practice in the Atlanta area. He is the coauthor of The Forgiveness Myth and of Walking Miracles.