Addiction, Relapse and Criminalization

Radio Health Journal

Aug 12 2018 • 16 mins

After criminal convictions, many people with substance use disorder are placed on probation with the condition they remain completely drug free. They are often jailed when they relapse, setting back recovery and removing them from treatment that helps keep them clean. Is that fair, when relapse is a common symptom of their disease (and many others)? Addiction and and legal experts discuss.   Learn more at: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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