Sadly, the biggest single institutional provider for "treatment" for people with substance abuse, serious mental health disorders, and even some brain injuries are our jails. Dr. Paul Aravich talks about the need to focus on prevention rather than restoration.
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Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough, Justin Rhodes, and Erica Queen, BrainLine.
Paul Aravich, PhD is a behavioral neuroscientist and professor of Pathology and Anatomy, Geriatrics, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia.