Study: Many Arrested Men Use Illegal Drugs But Don’t Receive Treatment

jail“More than 60% of men arrested in five U.S. cities used at least one illegal drug, but fewer than 15% received drug treatment, a government report found.

Data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics indicate that 68% of jail inmates, 53% of state prison inmates and 46% of federal prison inmates abuse or are addicted to drugs and alcohol.”

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/23/half-of-men-arrested-used-drugs/2356033/

Source: USAToday.com – May 23, 2013

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