Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 1st, 2006
According to a report from Wales, "The main aim of this paper is to assess the effectiveness of drug treatment programs in reducing criminal behavior. The research is based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of evaluations of drug treatment programs."
"The research investigated various drug treatment programs including methadone treatment, therapeutic communities, post-release supervision for drug-misusing offenders, and drug courts, and focused on drug treatment programs that were primarily concerned with heroin, crack, and cocaine misuse," said Katy R. Holloway at the University of Glamorgan...
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