Is Forcing Addicts into Prison for Treatment a Good Practice?

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Could forcing addicts into treatment by way of prison help those struggling with opioid addiction? Laws in 37 states allow people to be involuntarily committed to get them into treatment programs. Judge “Scary Mary” and Dr. Drew Pinsky talk about this extreme practice and whether it hurts addicts or potentially saves lives.

Does It Save Addicts Lives to Force Them into Prison Treatment Programs?