This Side of the Law: Nick Zaller

September 26, 2022

In this episode, we zero in on the intersection of health and criminal justice with Dr. Nick Zaller, a professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Public Health and founder and director of the Southern Public Health and Criminal Justice Research Center. Dr. Zaller talks about his study of crisis stabilization units (CSUs) in Arkansas and what can be done to improve access to CSUs for people experiencing mental health crises. He also discusses key interventions to address the spread of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs, and the need to provide treatment for those who are incarcerated and actively using or undergoing treatment for opioid use.

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