• 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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Warren J. Wheatley
LCSW, DCSW

Currently the Clinical Director at Desert Hope Treatment Center in Las Vegas, NV. As a Clinical practitioner he specializes in Anger Management, Gambling Addiction, and PTSD issues. He has also spent time teaching at the University of Illinois School Of Social Work, and has worked closely with UNLV’s School of Social Work with MSW practicum students. He has also worked in administrative and clinical venues in psychiatric hospitals, substance abuse settings, and community based settings, and has had a private practice, working with various age populations and diagnoses in individual, couples, and group therapies, using CBT and REBT as primary modalities.