Sentencing reform debate shines light on lack of substance abuse treatment in prisons

Lawmakers’ ongoing discussions about sentencing reform have turned a spotlight on substance abuse treatment in Arizona prisons, and the stark lack of options for the more than three quarters of inmates who have addiction issues. The Arizona Department of Corrections says 78 percent of the inmates in its custody have a history of substance abuse … Continue reading Sentencing reform debate shines light on lack of substance abuse treatment in prisons