Men and women who are incarcerated are primarily there for drug-related offenses. These inmates deserve a chance to understand how ACEs and addictions have contributed to their problems, and how the practices of compassion can heal those wounds.
Over 22 million addicts enter treatment each year through government sponsored programs. They need books and support so that they have an opportunity to heal and function in the world.
The armed forces have begun to understand the need for healing through bottom-up practices like yoga. They recognize the prevalence of substance abuse in their ranks. Many wounded vets suffer terribly from addictions to pain meds that put them on the street. They can benefit from some books and support in their communities.