How Can We Better Provide Addicts with Treatment?

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Sheriff Nicholas Cocchi shares that his jail-based treatment facility has certified doctors and professionals equipped to deal with addiction – they even have a therapy dog – but are most prison treatments facilities like this? Attorney with prisoner’s legal services Bonnie Tenneriello disagrees with prison programs because these addicts are being watched by trained prison guards who have the authority to treat them like prisoners, not addicts.

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