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First “Treatment Prison” for Inmates with Addiction To Open in NJ

The Mid-State Correctional Facility in New Jersey will become the first prison in the U.S. designed specifically to treat inmates with substance use disorders, providing them with access to support groups, 12-step programs, and medication-assisted treatment. A second program for female inmates at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility in Union Township, New Jersey is slated to open later this year. Read more here.

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