Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Criminal Justice Settings
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: People in Recovery from Substance Use, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement, People with Juvenile Justice System Involvement
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
This guide focuses on using medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in jails and prisons and during the reentry process when justice-involved persons return to the community. It provides an overview of policies and evidence-based practices that reduce the risk of overdose and relapse.