Just so that it’s more obvious, for those viewing on FB and those who couldn’t tell where the psych research was from the text on the blog. Here is some of the relevant research on why scared straight and just say no programs don’t work (these are from popular magazines for lay people, though they reference the actual psych studies for those who want more details):

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/redirect/201203/scared-crooked

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-just-say-no-doesnt-work/

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2010/11/26/scared-straight-not-really/

http://www.breakingthecycles.com/blog/2013/06/23/why-just-say-no-typically-doesnt-work/