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New Publication: Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Criminal Justice Settings

Publication Date: Jul 22, 2019

SAMHSA released a new publication: Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Criminal Justice Settings. 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.

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Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. (2019, July). New Publication: Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Criminal Justice Settings. Retrieved July 22, 2019, from https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Use-of-Medication-Assisted-Treatment-for-Opioid-Use-Disorder-in-Criminal-Justice-Settings/PEP19-MATUSECJS