How We've Grown

 
  

Part Four: A Sober Sentence: From Crime to Rehab

An estimated 85 percent of the Barnstable County jail’s inmates have committed crimes to support an addiction to drugs or alcohol. The jail’s rehabilitation program provides help to those who want it, but the nature of addiction means any slip-up could land them right back in jail again. Now, sober houses for the recently released are attempting to combat the problem of recidivism.

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ABOUT HOW WE'VE GROWN

Ten years ago WCAI first went on the air, bringing the region its own public radio station.

“How We’ve Grown: A Decade of Stories from the Cape and Islands," a new eight-part series, examines a decade of news stories from the Cape and Islands: how we were then, how we’ve changed, and where we’re going.

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