After criminal convictions, many people with substance use disorder are placed on probation with the condition they remain completely drug free. They are often jailed when they relapse, setting back recovery and removing them from treatment that helps keep them clean. Is that fair, when relapse is a common symptom of their disease (and many others)?
In segment 1, addiction and legal experts discuss the issues with jailing drug users when they relapse, often setting back recovery and removing them from treatment that helps keep them clean.
Then in segment 2, a noted author discusses an innovative way to classify communication styles to avoid clashes.
In 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimated that there were more than 500,000 homeless Americans on a given single night in January. The U.S. government currently claims that, while there are high rates of homeless Americans, the number is actually decreasing. Many experts challenge that claim, saying that homelessness is … Continue reading 17-33 Segment 1: Criminalization of Homelessness