Published in Drug Week, August 25th, 2006
The report, Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations, found that drug treatment lowers recidivism rates and is also cost-effective, estimating that for every dollar spent on addiction treatment programs there is a $4 to $7 reduction in the cost of drug-related crimes.
"As the leading provider of substance abuse treatment to correctional populations in America, I am pleased to see that the results of CEC's outcome - based studies...
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