• 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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Katie  Richie
AM

Katie Richie, AM, is a 2016 graduate of the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration earning her artium magister, equivalent to a masters in social work. She earned her bachelor of arts in business administration in 2012 from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Katie has completed training through the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration’s advanced alcohol and other drugs of abuse training program and is obtaining her CADC.