• 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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Janice  Tsoh
PhD

Janice Tsoh, PhD, is a professor of psychiatry and a practicing California-licensed psychologist at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Tsoh’s research program has focused on reducing health disparities, particularly in smoking cessation treatment for vulnerable populations with smoking prevalence remain disproportionately high. Her current research projects focus on identifying effective channels for delivering smoking cessation treatment and on developing culturally sensitive treatment approaches in community- and practice-based settings.