• 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).


Nicole  Sherren

is a behavioral neuroscientist and Scientific Director and Program Officer for the Norlien Foundation, a foundation working in the areas of childhoood development, mental health and addiction in Alberta, Canada. Dr. Sherren manages the Foundation's addiction program and scientific research grants.

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