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New CASA* Report Finds: 65 Percent of All U.S. Inmates Meet Medical Criteria for Substance Abuse Addiction, Only 11 Percent Receive Any Treatment
Date:2/25/2010

DRUGS, ALCOHOL IMPLICATED IN 78 PERCENT OF VIOLENT CRIMES, 83 PERCENT OF PROPERTY CRIMES, 77 PERCENT OF WEAPON, PUBLIC ORDER, OTHER CRIMES

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of the 2.3 million inmates crowding our nation's prisons and jails, 1.5 million meet the DSM IV medical criteria for substance abuse or addiction, and another 458,000, while not meeting the strict DSM IV criteria, had histories of substance abuse; were under the influence of alcohol or other drugs at the time of their crime; committed their offense to get money to buy drugs; were incarcerated for an alcohol or drug law violation;
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SOURCE The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University
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