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Literature and Resources

GENERAL NEWS ON MAT IN CORRECTIONS

New Momentum for Addiction Treatment Behind Bars

04/18 News article about the prevalence of addiction treatment in prisons and jails

Can This Small Town Lead America in Fighting the Opioid Crisis?

04/18 News article about a small town jail in Massechusetts’ concerted efforts to treat addicted detainees with MAT, counseling, and more

US Attorney Investigating Mass. Prison Officals’ Treatment of Inmates with Addictions

03/18 News Article about impending investigation into MA DOC for possible violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, for not treating opioid addicted inmates

To Improve Public Health and Safety, One Sheriff Looks Beyond the Jail Walls

03/16 Health Affairs  article about jail in Hampden county, MA

Active MAT Programs in Prisons Systems and Jails

Complied by Advocated for Human Potential 2017 (PDF)

Special Session: AMAT: Effective Applications in Jails and Prisons

Slides from webinar put on by American Correctional Association 12/2016. Highlights programs in Ohio and Connecticut (PDF)

Data and Data Systems Tracking Opioid Addiction and Incarcerations

2016 Fatal Overdose Victims and the Criminal Justice System

Report from Knox County VA with interesting collaborative data collection system

2016 Fatal Overdose Victims and the Criminal Justice System

Report from Knox County VA with interesting collaborative data collection system

2008: Screening and Assessment of Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice system

Overview of some of the challenges of screening and assessment of co-occurring disorders, as well as some recommended assessment instruments.

July 2018 Overcoming Data-Sharing Challenges in the Opioid Epidemic

A guide for primary care practices integrating SUD treatment;  California Health Care Foundation and Manatt

RESEARCH

CLINICAL GUIDELINES

DRUG COURTS

CUSTODY RESOURCES

Videotaped interview with Carole Dwyer, Warden of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections