Integrity House Offers New Treatment Model for Previously Incarcerated People

Community Wise was designed to be effective with those who use substances to cope with marginalized and oppressive conditions such as poverty, racism, classism, and sexism.

“Participants are motivated to be part of the study because they haven’t seen an intervention like it before,” the program director, Dr. Liliane Windsor, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, says. “We use images to stimulate discussion about the impact of social determinants of health on health inequalities and community organizing strategies to foster change at the community level.”

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