Friday, November 6, 2009

Vets Need Drug Treatment, Not Jail

"Treatment, not incarceration, should be the first option for veterans who commit nonviolent drug-related offenses.."
According to a recent article by William McMichael of the Navy Times, "substance abuse is the single greatest predictive factor in the incarceration of veterans. There are no solid numbers on how many veterans suffer from drug addiction — just as there are none that nail down the number of veterans currently in prison and county jails."

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