Want to change addiction in Delaware? Experts say start with state prisons

Posted by on Apr 5, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

The comments by Commissioner Phelps would be hilarious if the subject were not so serious! He makes no mention of what we all know, and all studies show: the main source of illegal drugs in prison is guards smuggling them in … because he will not admit that his agency is OUT OF CONTROL! Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall Long and Rep. Melissa Minor-Brown get it, but few other state officials – prison administrators and legislators – do!...

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New lawsuit accuses New Mexico prisons, health provider of poor care – Another Mentally Ill Prison Suicide – kra

Posted by on Mar 27, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

If you had $5 for every such outrageous abuse of authority and deplorable indifference to life, you would be fabulously wealthy!  This is not a New Mexico problem, it is an American problem, which exists in every state. Here is just one of the latest such cases: County settles lawsuit with estate of man who killed himself at Lerdo Jail for $2 million =...

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Practical Tip – Do You Have a Loved One who is an Addict and is looking at Open Criminal Charges? DO This. kra

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Take Action Now!, War on Drugs | Comments

If you have a loved one who is an addict, and that person is facing criminal charges not yet resolved, you should get the name and contact information of the prosecutor in the case. Then email that prosecutor, and/or the head of the office (the D A or the Attorney General) and ask them if you might meet with him/her personally for just a few minutes.  If you have a good lawyer, have him/her set it up. If you have a P D or some other lawyer who...

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Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2018 – See the Charts, the FACTS! kra

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

Here is the 2018 update with pertinent details of incarceration in America. Each number is a person, too many of them being people whose lives are ruined due to the injustice in the justice system!   Excerpts from the Article: Can it really be true that most people in jail are being held before trial? And how much of mass incarceration is a result of the war on drugs? These questions are harder to answer than you might think, because our...

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Mental health connection riding along on Georgetown police patrols – A Great Policy – kra

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, War on Drugs | Comments

I know that some – too few (just two others that I know of) – other police departments in Delaware are doing this. Dover PD is not yet, but I have a call in to the Chief to discuss it.  This policy most certainly will ease stress on police, who already have one of the most stressful jobs in America, and will aid in crime prevention. Indeed, police should lobby legislators for funding for such programs! Nobody knows the real numbers,...

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