It’s hard to cure an illness if you only focus on the symptoms. For the utmost healing, you have to go to the cause, the issue deep at the root of the illness. For most people who are incarcerated and are also struggling with a substance abuse disorder, jail time alone is like slapping a tiny Band-Aid on a much too big wound. They might see some short-term progress, but the wound will not fully heal and the illness will remain. A new program announced this week aims to help provide more efficient recovery for those who are incarcerated and have a substance abuse disorder.
SOAR program targets root causes of incarceration
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