Welcome to Needs of Returning Citizens with Substance Use Disorders. Please review the content below at your own pace.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the physical health, mental health, and social needs of citizens returning to their Washington, D.C. communities following incarceration.
  • Discuss the existing resources available to returning citizens in Washington, D.C.
  • Assess common barriers faced by returning citizens that impede their successful reintegration into their communities.
  • Consider policy changes that could remediate existing barriers and facilitate the successful transition back into the community.