• 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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Kacy  Silverstein
MEd, NCC

Kacy has 10 years experience in body-centered psychotherapy and joined ILC as Director of Business Development. Kacy’s approach to business development is strongly influenced by her clinical work with individuals impacted by addiction, trauma, and other life stressors. She received both a BA in Anthropology and a MEd in Human Development Counseling from Vanderbilt University and has completed almost 10 years of advanced training in body-centered psychotherapy, mindfulness based practices, and the treatment of trauma. As a trainer and consultant, Kacy has taught extensively on such topics as transpersonal psychology, the impact of trauma on victims of sexual and domestic violence, and trauma-informed care for girls and women.