In Britain and internationally, study after study defies the faith placed in alcohol treatment in the criminal justice system as a way to reduce reoffending. Is it that the intensity of the interventions fails to match up to the need among offenders, or is treatment undermined by the contradictions between punishing and helping, segregation and reintegration? Explore the data and the issues, including new (unfold the ‘eye-opener’ panel) material from recent major UK prison studies.
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