Developing performance measures for prison mental health services In 2012, Pennsylvania earned the dubious honor of being among the 10 states with the largest imprisonment rate increases in the US. A 2013 Pennsylvania State Prison study found that 6 of 10 inmates paroled from Pennsylvania prisons were arrested again within 3 […]
In 2010, there were 2.3 million inmates in our nation’s prisons and jails: 85% were substance-involved and 1.5 million met the DSM-IV medical criteria for substance abuse or addiction (CASA Columbia). Substance use is a pervasive problem for all segments of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, courts, corrections, and reentry […]
IRETA recently completed a program evaluation of the Level 3C Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program at Renewal, Inc.