Journal article

Methamphetamine use, health and criminal justice system outcomes: A systematic review

Craig Cumming, Stuart A Kinner, Rebecca McKetin, Ian Li, David Preen

Drug and Alcohol Review | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

ISSUES: Methamphetamine use is a problem for health and criminal justice systems (CJS) worldwide. Methamphetamine is used at higher rates in CJS-involved populations than the general community. This systematic review synthesises the evidence for health and CJS outcomes post-CJS contact for people reporting pre-CJS methamphetamine use. APPROACH: Academic databases were searched to identify peer-reviewed original studies using a longitudinal design that investigated associations between pre-CJS methamphetamine use and health and criminal justice outcomes after CJS contact. Identified studies were screened in two stages: title and abstract, then full-text. Data from the included studies were ex..

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