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Incarceration Vs. Treatment Part Five Of Five

Incarceration Vs. Treatment Part Five Of Five: Overview of Treatment in Washington State As the nation pays attention to treatment over incarceration, Washington state isn’t snoozing. There are a number of methods to get state help with addiction, and much of the information is available here, as well as on…

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Incarceration Vs. Treatment Part Four Of Five

Incarceration Vs. Treatment Part Four Of Five: Treatment Helping to Build Communities In part three of this series, it was mentioned that the economic advantage of treatment toward communities does not have a price tag. Treatment does, however, have a positive effect on communities across America. Research reflected in the…

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Incarceration Vs. Treatment Part Three Of Five

Incarceration Vs. Treatment Part Three Of Five: The Cost Effectiveness of Treatment Broken Down Part two of this series reviewed how treatment costs less than incarceration. However, the Justice Policy Institute released an in-depth look at the overall cost effectiveness of treatment, and found that, dollar for dollar, treatment is…

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Incarceration Vs. Treatment Part Two Of Five

Incarceration Vs. Treatment Part Two Of Five: Treatment is Less Expensive than Incarceration This is the second part of a five part series on treatment versus incarceration, based on a 2004 study completed by the Justice Policy Institute in Maryland. The findings of the study remain true today, because legislation…

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