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Strong Science for Strong Practice: Linking Research to Correctional Drug Treatment  

Author:  Laura Winterfield.; Dan Mears.; Gretchen Moore.

Source: Volume 03, Number 02, March/April 2003 , pp.17-21(5)

Offender Substance Abuse Report

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In response to concerns about the lack of science-based drug treatment in correctional settings, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) asked the Urban Institute to undertake a project, “Strong Science for Strong Practice,” in order to identify activities NIDA might undertake to address the unique challenges posed when integrating treatment services with a public health orientation into correctional environments. The present piece describes the project.

Keywords: research; best practices

Affiliations:  1: The Urban Institute ; 2: The Urban Institute ; 3: The Urban Institute .

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