Justice involvement patterns, overdose experiences, and naloxone knowledge among men and women in criminal justice diversion addiction treatment
Source: Harm Reduction Journal
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: People in Recovery from Substance Use, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders, Suicide Prevention
The article focuses on people who use opioids and are participating in treatment diversion programs. People in treatment are likely to experience and/or witness drug overdose therefore incorporating overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) programs as part of treatment services is an important aspect.