Question continued from March 1, 2010: My 19 year old son was sentenced to one year in jail on a drug charge. I hear so many horrible stories. I am scared for him. Can you please give me advice on what I can do?
Answer: Please see the last few newsletters if you want to read the first two parts of the answer.
I will discuss enabling your son in prison. You are probably wondering how you can do that. The first issue is; does your son have a drug problem that wasn’t addressed. (This also goes for daughters).
A big problem with the prison system is they don’t address the real issue. What was the reason the person went to prison in the first place? If we are serious about reducing recidivism, we have to address this issue.
95% of all people incarcerated are addicts of one sort or another. There are more drugs IN prison then on the streets. Pretty hard to believe ha! Well, it’s true. What I mean is, drugs are easily obtained if an addict wants them.
If your sons has a drug problem and it isn’t addressed, he Read More