Recovery, Not Relapse: Why States are “Sentencing” Drug Users to Treatment Programs
Is Addiction a Crime? America has been fighting a “War on Drugs” since the 1970s, with drug dealers and users alike facing strict criminal penalties. Yet, opioid use and overdose have become a crisis despite the harsh punitive measures. In an effort to prevent deaths…
Author – Chris Howard
Chris Howard is the Founder and Director of Ethos Recovery. He has a B.A. in Psychology from UCLA and has served as a community advocate/mentor for men and women in recovery since 2010.