WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Carl Stevens reportsplay pause Patrick Unveils Initiative To Reduce Recidivism Carl Stevens
The changes are part of a series of initiatives outlined by Patrick on Thursday designed to reduce recidivism in Massachusetts by 50 percent over the next five years.
Patrick said the effort to prepare inmates to re-enter society must begin the moment they enter prison by providing more educational and training programs.
He said substance abuse should be treated as a health problem and not a criminal issue "
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