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$1,000 Vivitrol injections given inmate addicts to prevent relapses, but do the shots work?

Carla K. Johnson, medical writer, Chicago, for first spotting news in a single line in a state Medicaid waiver form, and then chasing down and chronicling in text and video how prisons in the U.S. are experimenting with $1,000-per-shot Vivitrol injections to keeps inmate from falling back into addictions, even without iron-clad medical evidence that they work.

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