www.vera.org,wwwfamilyjustice.org Family support is an important supplement to traditional criminal justice responses to drug use and recidivism by drug users on parole and probation, the Vera Institute of Justice reported today. The institute issued a report on La Bodega de la Familia, a program that has operated for the past seven years in a poor Latino community on Manhattan's Lower East Side. The study found that among drug users in La Bodega's family case management program, illegal drug use dropped from 80 to 42 percent and La Bodga participants were less likely to . . .
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