And, that's only substance abuse..
What went so wrong?
(1). Huge investment in failed treatments.
(2). Racial discrimination/ drug war.
(3). Retributive drug policy enforcement.
(4). Financial inequality.
(5). Cultural prejudice against alternatives.
Huge investment in failed treatments
Just how well has that gone?
Inouye v. Kemna. United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2007.
Racial Discrimination and the War on Drugs
Retributive drug policy enforcement
Georgetown Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 12-037
Cultural prejudice towards alternatives
AA's rates range between 0% & 37%
But that doesn't have to be your story!
Freedom is possible!