• 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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Kristin  Wilson
MA, LPC

 She is the National Director of Clinical Outreach for Newport Academy and has been working in the treatment field since 1997, in a variety of mental health treatment settings, including inpatient, residential, and outpatient levels of care. She is passionate about the integration of holistic care in the treatment milieu. Prior to joining Newport Academy, Kristin held various positions, including clinical supervisor, executive director, trainer, interventionist, clinical outreach representative, and marketing director.