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Fort Worth, Tarrant County should work out new jail deal - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth, Tarrant County should work out new jail dealFort Worth Star TelegramIn 2001, Fort Worth officials decided they could save as much as $700,000 annually by ending the city's 16-year relationship with the county and signing a deal with...
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Candice Fox on our enduring fascination with true crime

Candice Fox on our enduring fascination with true crime | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
There’s an art to penning a true crime novel that will see readers hooked. Authors like Agatha Christie, Stieg Larsson and Dan Browne have discovered winning formulas but many before them have failed to write something that keeps us up all night. Author Candice Fox shares her insights on what makes crime stories so addictive.
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The Infrastructure of an Epidemic

The Infrastructure of an Epidemic | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
On Boston’s “Methadone Mile,” the city’s opioid users cluster around a few-block-stretch, where they find some support, and a sweeping range of treatment services. They are also out of sight of the rest of the city.
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Changing offender landscape in UK prisons - Sanctuary Criminal Justice

New figures have shown that courts are increasingly likely to send offenders to prison. The latest Criminal Justice Statistics for 2016 reveal that 1
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Prison Connections - No shame in having a loved one in prison | Prison: The Hidden Sentence

Prison Connections - No shame in having a loved one in prison | Prison: The Hidden Sentence | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Some people think that there is shame in having prison connections. People who have loved ones in prison are all around you.
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From prison to plate: How connections between men in federal custody and Indigenous families impacts food security, food sovereignty and wellbeing | School of Nursing

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Jones County Junior College student goes from addiction and jail to welding career

Lauren Bush, Jones County Junior College welding student, has been clean and sober since February 2016 following a 21-year meth addiction.
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The impact of commissioning on drug treatment

The impact of commissioning on drug treatment | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The ACMD warns the government that reduced funding is undermining the drug treatment system and that this situation is exacerbated by frequent re-procurement.
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Voicemail service maintains prisoner family ties

Voicemail service maintains prisoner family ties | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Evaluation of Prison Voicemail service, available in most English & Welsh jails, finds it is an essential way of helping prisoners and families keep in touch.
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Australian jails face elderly sex offender crisis

Australian jails face elderly sex offender crisis | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Australia's prisons are struggling to deal with increasing numbers of older sexual offenders, and aged care facilities want nothing to do with them when they're released.
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The New Daily goes inside Australia’s biggest women’s jail

The New Daily goes inside Australia’s biggest women’s jail | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
An extraordinary insight into the daily lives of over 300 women serving long sentences at the maximum-security prison.
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Colorado Heroin And Opioid Deaths Rise Even More Dramatically

Colorado Heroin And Opioid Deaths Rise Even More Dramatically | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
In a record-breaking year, 912 people in Colorado died from overdoses in 2016. Of those, 300 died from an opioid overdose and heroin claimed another 228 lives.
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Heavy Drinking in University Students With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Contributions of Drinking Motives and Protective Behavioral Strategies

Heavy Drinking in University Students With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Contributions of Drinking Motives and Protective Behavioral Strategies | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
This study examined rates of heavy drinking and alcohol problems in relation to drinking motives and protective behavioral strategies in university students with a documented current diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD; n = 31
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One of the largest evacuations in US history left thousands of inmates behind

One of the largest evacuations in US history left thousands of inmates behind | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The evacuation in the run-up to Hurricane Irma is billed as one of the largest in US history, with more than 6.5 million people in Florida ordered to leave their homes. The state also carried out its most extensive prisoner evacuation ever, moving more than 7,000 to safer facilities. Not everyone behind bars i
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NSW commits to less than half of child protection recommendations

NSW commits to less than half of child protection recommendations | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The NSW Government reveals it will adopt 12 of the 28 recommendations from an inquiry into the state's child protection system, which found it was failing generations of children.
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Jail staff trained to use narcan to prevent opioid overdoses

Jail staff trained to use narcan to prevent opioid overdoses | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Jail staff in Lehigh and Northampton counties are armed with narcan to prevent opioid overdoses
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Mobile Phones in Prisons – What Does the Law Say?

Mobile Phones in Prisons – What Does the Law Say? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Using a mobile phone whilst in prison can cost the prisoner a further two years inside. We look into what the law says about mobile phones within the UK prison system.
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Age of initiation and substance use progression: A multivariate latent growth analysis. - PubMed - NCBI

Age of initiation and substance use progression: A multivariate latent growth analysis. - PubMed - NCBI | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Psychol Addict Behav. 2017 Sep;31(6):664-675. doi: 10.1037/adb0000304. Epub 2017 Aug 14.
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'My Genes Made Me Do It': Behavioral Genetic Evidence in Criminal Court

'My Genes Made Me Do It': Behavioral Genetic Evidence in Criminal Court | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
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Neurocognitive impairment and suicide risk among prison inmates. - PubMed - NCBI

Neurocognitive impairment and suicide risk among prison inmates. - PubMed - NCBI | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
J Affect Disord. 2017 Aug 14;225:273-277. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.08.030. [Epub ahead of print]
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The Rehabilitation Revolution - Take 2

The Rehabilitation Revolution - Take 2 | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Has the Conservative Think Tank the Centre for Social Justice got the inside track on the government's plans to re-boot the Rehabilitation Revolution?
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Voicemail service maintains prisoner family ties

Voicemail service maintains prisoner family ties | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Evaluation of Prison Voicemail service, available in most English & Welsh jails, finds it is an essential way of helping prisoners and families keep in touch.
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Race, Mental Health & Criminal Justice

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Briefing calls for better data to build more culturally effective services for BAME people with mental health problems in contact with the justice system.
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Substance use and misuse among children and youth with mental illness : A pilot study. - PubMed - NCBI

Substance use and misuse among children and youth with mental illness : A pilot study. - PubMed - NCBI | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Neuropsychiatr. 2017 Jun 21. doi: 10.1007/s40211-017-0231-4. [Epub ahead of print]
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Social Factors Related to the Utilization of Health Care Among Prison Inmates

Social Factors Related to the Utilization of Health Care Among Prison Inmates | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
This study examines the demographic and social factors related to health care utilization in prisons using the 2004 Survey of Inmates in State Correctional Facilities. The findings show that education and employment, strong predictors of health care i
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Opinion: Goodwill's $1.5 million grant will provide job skills to former inmates

Opinion: Goodwill's $1.5 million grant will provide job skills to former inmates | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Guest columnist E. Richard Walton writes about Goodwill's efforts to train former inmates.
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