Defining and Measuring Recidivism Recidivism “refers to a person’s relapse into criminal behavior, often after the person receives sanctions or undergoes intervention for a previous crime.”
Five Stages of Grief Grief is a natural part of losing a loved one to the penal system. Straight Talk Support Group Founder Bessie Elmore helps you understand this process in a November 2015 essay.
Straight Talk Training Manual Version 2 This is the most recent version of a work in progress to guide people in starting new Straight Talk Support Group chapters. We are creating a model which can be replicated wherever it is needed.
Straight Talk Pamphlet from Nov 2015 gives a quick overview of our work and resources.