Most Jails Lack Many Drug Treatment Options

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Inmates with heroin addiction can be more likely to die within days of leaving a lockup than if they stayed on the streets. That's why addiction specialists believe jails and prisons should provide medication-assisted treatment to this vulnerable population. It took until last year, but six of seven jails in the Cincinnati region either offer at least one form of medication-assisted treatment or plan to do so, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!