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Lone Star Justice Alliance Addresses House Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse in the Criminal Justice System
Lone Star Justice Alliance founder and lawyer Elizabeth Henneke (right) spoke to the House Select Committee of the 86th Texas Legislature on November 12 on Opioids and Substance abuse. Per the report, “Ms. Henneke recommends Texas adopt alternatives to incarceration that redirect resources from the criminal justice system to public health social services to better address the needs of those with a SUD. With community services, all can benefit, and not just individuals involved in criminal justice.”
Other elements to address substance abuse in the criminal justice system:
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