As The Incarcerated Struggle With Addiction, Some States Look To Fund Drug Courts06:36


Many incarcerated people across the country are struggling with addiction. Some states are responding to the problem by funding an alternate justice system known as drug court. The idea is to offer repeat offenders a chance at treatment instead of prison. In New Hampshire, advocates say they're starting to reduce the number of people with addiction, who are re-offending. New Hampshire Public Radio's Sarah Gibson (@schadgibson) reports.

This segment aired on March 29, 2019.

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