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Capital Punishment's Moral Support: Why California Voters Couldn't Kill Death - Daily Nexus

Capital Punishment's Moral Support: Why California Voters Couldn't Kill Death - Daily Nexus | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Daily BeastCapital Punishment's Moral Support: Why California Voters Couldn't Kill DeathDaily NexusWhether or not you voted to abolish California's death penalty on Tuesday, you're probably aware of the financial argument against it.
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Glasgow site found for UK's first legal drug addict 'fix room' - BBC News

Glasgow site found for UK's first legal drug addict 'fix room' - BBC News | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The centre would cost £2.36m annually but could help cut NHS costs and reduce drug deaths.
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Childhood trauma and METH abuse among men who have sex with men: Implications for intervention

Childhood trauma and METH abuse among men who have sex with men: Implications for intervention | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Methamphetamine (METH) has become one of the most widely abused drugs in South Florida, particularly among MSM who may or may not be HIV seropositive. High rates of childhood trauma have been reported among HIV-infected MSM (), but, the association o
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Three-year retention in buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder nationally in the Veterans Health Administration. - PubMed - NCBI

Three-year retention in buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder nationally in the Veterans Health Administration. - PubMed - NCBI | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Am J Addict. 2017 May 4. doi: 10.1111/ajad.12553. [Epub ahead of print]
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Inmates at Prairie du Chien prison help dog heal from life of trauma

Inmates at Prairie du Chien prison help dog heal from life of trauma | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
When Ophelia arrived at the Coulee Region Humane Society last October, she bore the physical and emotional scars of a life in squalid captivity. Malnourished and covered in sores —
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Inmates turning prison time into unique learning experience

Inmates turning prison time into unique learning experience | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
It is not the typical learning environment, but for Queensland prison inmate Terry (not his real name), his time behind bars has given him the chance to learn a trade for the first time.
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Study: To Reduce Drug Use, Stop Putting Drug Offenders In Prison

Study: To Reduce Drug Use, Stop Putting Drug Offenders In Prison | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Imprisoning more drug offenders does nothing to lower drug use or overdose rates, a new study conducted by the Pew Charitable Trusts concluded Monday.
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Texas couple sent to prison during 90’s ‘Satanic panic’ child abuse hysteria exonerated after 25 years

Texas couple sent to prison during 90’s ‘Satanic panic’ child abuse hysteria exonerated after 25 years | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
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Privatised probation programme 'could be dropped with negligible impact'

Privatised probation programme 'could be dropped with negligible impact' | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A joint report by the chief inspectors of probation and prisons says staff are focused on paperwork and targets at the expense of prisoners
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Stan Grant: A decade after the NT 'intervention', the 'torment of powerlessness' lives on

Stan Grant: A decade after the NT 'intervention', the 'torment of powerlessness' lives on | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Ten years after what would become known as the intervention, Indigenous leaders are still calling for a voice in a political process that does not hear the ambitions and aspirations of Aboriginal people, writes Stan Grant.
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Guns kill almost 1,300 US kids every year, study finds

Guns kill almost 1,300 US kids every year, study finds | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A new study from the Centres of Disease Control and Prevention finds approximately 19 children killed or wounded from gunshots in the US every day.
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Abortion laws making it harder for women to escape domestic violence, expert warns

Abortion laws making it harder for women to escape domestic violence, expert warns | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Pregnant women in violent relationships are being further victimised by laws that criminalise abortion in some parts of Australia, doctors and health experts say.
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Brussels explosion: police shoot suspect attacker at Central Station

Brussels explosion: police shoot suspect attacker at Central Station | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Belgium troops shot and "neutralised" a person in the Brussels city centre on Tuesday after a small explosion.
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She was the town’s leading heroin dealer. She was 19 years old

She was the town’s leading heroin dealer. She was 19 years old | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
In West Virginia, a young woman and a privileged physician lived very different lives. But they shared a crushing addiction
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Family aggregation and risk factors in substance use disorders over three generations in a nation-wide study

Family aggregation and risk factors in substance use disorders over three generations in a nation-wide study | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
This nation-wide register-based study investigated how often substance use disorders (SUD) and co-morbid disorders occurred in affected families compared to control families.A total of N = 2504 child and adolescent psychiatric participants who were bor
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New program gives inmates chance to kick drug, alcohol addictions

Some Ventura County inmates soon will have a drug addiction treatment option that experts say cuts the body's physical dependence on opioids, alcohol.
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Prison horticulture program cultivates relationships between Oakhill inmates, community

Prison horticulture program cultivates relationships between Oakhill inmates, community | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Inmates at Oakhill Correctional Institution get the opportunity to earn college credit and practical skills, and in return, the inmates produce an impressive amount of flowers and food that supply
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Serco locks in £1.5bn deal to operate Australia's largest prison

Serco locks in £1.5bn deal to operate Australia's largest prison | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Criminal tagging firm Serco has won a AU$2.6bn (£1.5bn) contract to operate what will be Australia's largest ever prison, the FTSE 250 group announced
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Healthcare needs of older prisoners ‘being failed’ by system

Healthcare needs of older prisoners ‘being failed’ by system | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The prison service is struggling to meet the health needs of the increasing number of older people living and dying in jail, leading to “unacceptable examples of poor care”, according to a watchdog report.
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Prison reform: open letter from the Justice Secretary - GOV.UK

Prison reform: open letter from the Justice Secretary - GOV.UK | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Justice Secretary David Lidington sets out the essential reforms under way to make prisons places of safety and reform.
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Corruption watchdog warns of 'extraordinary' level of drug thefts from WA hospitals

Corruption watchdog warns of 'extraordinary' level of drug thefts from WA hospitals | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The CCC's report acknowledges that both hospitals are developing new procedures to better secure their Schedule 8 drugs, but the watchdog said until these are i
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New probation makes no impact on resettlement

New probation makes no impact on resettlement | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Joint probation/prisons inspection report finds that new post-Transforming Rehabilitation probation system is having no impact in helping prisoners on release.
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Inquiry told of a new stolen generation

Inquiry told of a new stolen generation | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Northern Territory welfare policies had created a new stolen generation by allowing Western family tree concepts to take precedent over Aboriginal kinshi
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Call to give women in abusive relationships early access to super

Call to give women in abusive relationships early access to super | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
One of Australia's largest industry super funds wants the Government to allow women in abusive relationships early access to their superannuation, arguing financial concerns are often a barrier to them leaving.
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Prison service urgently needs strategy for older prisoners

Prison service urgently needs strategy for older prisoners | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Tripling of over 50s population in just 15 years requires prison system to adjust to the largely unplanned roles of care home and even hospice.
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Child protection cases more than doubled after NT intervention, inquiry told

Child protection cases more than doubled after NT intervention, inquiry told | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
‘Epidemic proportions’ of of children in care could be a humanitarian crisis, royal commission hears
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