Rehabilitative Method Of Incarceration

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As you can see a very large portion of our inmates are incarcerated for drug crime. Even those who are incarcerated for other than drug offenses may also suffer from substance abuse problems. That being said i believe that it could be extremely helpful for these people to go through a type of substance abuse program prior to release. This program is of course voluntary. It is much harder to obtain drugs and alcohol in prison then in society. Thus an assumption can be made that incarceration by itself is a rehabilitative method. While this is true in many ways, going cold turkey off of drugs does nothing to treat their minds, and habits when free. By having these programs available to all prisoners it will allow them to work out their problems

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