Drug Courts Work — how they work and why — and why they are necessary

Drug courts and other specialty courts (mental health, veterans, etc) are effective.  Here is but one example of an actual message received from a former participant in the 33rd Judicial District Court’s Drug Court program which I created in 2005: Continue reading “Drug Courts Work — how they work and why — and why they are necessary”

Study of the Day: Men Forgo Their Vices When They Become Fathers – Hans Villarica – Life – The Atlantic

[no_toc]Fatherhood independently predicted decreases in crime and substance use. Men who became parents well into their 20s and early 30s exhibited greater reductions than men who had their first child in their teens or early 20s.

via Study of the Day: Men Forgo Their Vices When They Become Fathers – Hans Villarica – Life – The Atlantic.

Tough Guys (1986 film)
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Turns them away from being tough guys? Continue reading “Study of the Day: Men Forgo Their Vices When They Become Fathers – Hans Villarica – Life – The Atlantic”