Substance Use and The Reentry Process with Dr. Mandy Owens

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Episode notes

Dr. Mandy Owens is an Assistant Professor at the Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. Her work focuses on the intersection between substance use and the criminal legal system, including research and implementation efforts with law enforcement, jails, and prisons. Join VanKe’via and Dr. Owens in a conversation about the struggles of substance use disorders post incarceration and the importance of treatment interventions prior to release. Specifically, Dr. Owens discussed the topic as it relates to opioid use disorder.

If you are interested in learning more about Dr. Owens and her work, please review her social media and professional pages:

Twitter: @adai_uw

Professional website:

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