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The War On Drugs

Hi Everyone, My name is Branda Vang and today I’ll be presenting a very serious matter that has impacted the United States in many different ways, the War on Drugs. I’ll be giving you all a brief summary of what the war had done to us and solutions
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Transcript of The War On Drugs

Anne Fletcher:
THE FLAWS

Lack Training
Little education on the topic
NO individual session

THIS SOLUTION CAN:
-
END
mass incarceration
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CUT
down the cost
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HELP
people
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CHANGE
injustice policies



References:

Solution #1: Health Perspective
What Should We Do?
Drug addiction affects people both mentally and physically.
Friday, August 19, 2016
History
What is the Drug War?
Reduce drug abuse in America
Protect U.S. citizens from drugs
Educate and Empower Americans
Reduce drug crimes in U.S
Increase safety of U.S. citizens
To help those who are addicted to drugs

Drug Treatment Programs
"Drugs are not bad because they are illegal; they are illegal because they are bad."

1875: First Anti-Drug Law
1914: The Harrison Tax Act
1937: The Marijuana Tax Act
1971: Declared WAR on DRUGS
1986: Anti Drug Abuse Act
Funded from locals, states, and federal governments
Treatment can be found in almost all 50 states
Goals: reduce relapse
improve person's health
increase lvl education & employment
etc...

Drug Abuse Educational Class
Non-Residential Drug Abuse Treatment (CBT)
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP)
Community Treatment Services

ONLY FOR THOSE IN PRISON/JAIL
The War On Drugs
COST OF THE WAR
MASS INCARCERATION
DRUG USE/ARREST
INJUSTICE DRUG LAWS
Why is it a problem?
Former Addicts Helping Addicts

PROGRAMS:
Detoxification
Residential Program
Partial Treatment
Intensive Outpatient
Sober Companion
Sober Living

HOW TO PAY:
Insurance (NOT INCLUDING MEDICAID etc)
OUT OF POCKET
www.bop.gov
www.thehillscenter.com
We Must Remember Why This War Started
BOP. “BOP: Inmate Substance Abuse Treatment.” Federal Bureau of Prisons. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2016.
BOP. “BOP: Maps of Our Locations.” Federal Bureau of Prisons. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2016.
Brygger, Rasmus. “Five Examples of Successful Drug Laws.” Endthedrugwarorg. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 July 2016.
DrugFreeWorld. “The Truth About Marijuana: Short and Long Term Effects.” Foundation for a Drug-Free World. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2016.
NIH. “Is Providing Drub Abuse Treatment to Offenders worth the Financial Investment?” National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). N.p., Apr. 2014. Web. 11 Aug. 2016
NIH. “Is Providing Drub Abuse Treatment to Offenders worth the Financial Investment?” National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). N.p., Apr. 2014. Web. 11 Aug. 2016
Sacco, Lisa N. “Drug Enforcement in the United States.” Congressional Research Service (n.d): n. pag. FAS.Org. 2 Oct. 2014. Eb. 25 July 2016.
Smith, Phillip. “Black Lives Matter Makes Powerful Connection With Racist Drug War.” Alternet.
N.p., 5 Dec. 2015. Web, 11 July 2016.
Szalavitz, Maia. “Q&A: What Really Goes on In Drug Rehabs.” Time. Time, 15 Feb. 2013. Web. 16 Aug. 2016.
TheHillsCenter. “The Hills Drug Treatment Programs.” The Hills Treatment Center. The Hills Treatment Center, n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2016.
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