Archive for the ‘Recovery’ Category

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Tune in Today and Tomorrow

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Last week we discussed reasons why felons fail after they are released from jail or prison! It was established that it is really much easier to fail than it is to succeed! But, despite the odds, change is possible! I […]

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  • Oct
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The Odds Are Stacked…

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Society so often chastises criminals, felons, addicts, and people getting out of jail. The average citizen today thinks this population consists of bad people. Frequently, people believe since many felons have gone to jail multiple times, why should we care […]

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  • Sep
  • 20
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Mass Incarceration – What is the real low down?

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My last blog established that crime has gone down since mass incarceration began, but that mass incarceration has not necessarily worked. Why? Let’s dive in… Studies have shown a correlation between mass incarceration (i.e. increased prison rates) and a decrease […]

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  • Oct
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Theory of Development

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Whether an individual’s behavior stays with them throughout their whole life or if it changes over time the main question posed in Developmental Theory.  Research shows that crime reaches the high point in an individual’s life between the age of […]

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  • Oct
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Deterrence

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The deterrence theory in a form can be dated back to biblical times by relating the deterrence theory to the word “penance.”  Penance is making people think about what they did wrong and then how they are going to correct […]

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  • Sep
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Sippin’ on Sizzurp

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Originating in Houston, Texas in the 1960s and then spreading through the United States after glamorized by rap artists, Sizzurp is a mixture of prescription cough medicine containing codeine (the active ingredient), sprite, and often jolly ranchers. The cough syrup […]

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