Category Archive: substance abuse treatment

Mar 18

Corrections Budget Offers $7 Million for Mental Health, Addiction Treatment

The Bismark Tribune By Caroline Grueskin Probationers and parolees may be the first to see improvements in mental health and substance abuse treatment after this legislative session. The state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is requesting to cut its own costs by prioritizing who goes to prison, in order to provide services to people who …

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Mar 06

Senate Considers Cutting Penalties for Non-Violent Crimes

KFYR/NBC By Max Grossfield BISMARCK, N.D. – A major theme during this year’s legislative session has been justice reinvestment, which prioritizes jail time for violent crimes and helps get addicts the help they need. A Senate bill, now working its way through the House, would cut the penalties for non-violent offenders, as much as in …

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