Given the devastating effects of the opioid crisis and the growing support for both the drug court model and medication assisted treatments (MAT), the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) along with the Supreme Court of Ohio as well as other State agencies and certif
Drugs & Substance Abuse in Corrections - Drug Treatment
A Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) funded program provided by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP) in partnership with Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC) and AdCare Criminal Justice Services (ACJS).
Opioid use disorders are highly prevalent among criminal justice populations. According to data from the U.S. Department of Justice, approximately half of state and federal prisoners meet criteria for substance use disorder.
New York City is launching an opioid recovery program that dispatches “recovery coaches” to emergency rooms to counsel overdose survivors on how to avoid a second brush with death.
"Imagine this: You’re practicing medicine and a patient comes to you with an illness. You make the diagnosis and then say to the patient, “I can see that you are very sick. And there is a highly effective treatment for your condition that would make you feel a lot better.
This report examines the use of a resilience training program for new-recruit police officers to help them alleviate job-related stress and trauma.
This guide describes core elements of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) programs for people living with or at risk for substance use disorders.
CJ-DATS (the national Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies) was created in 2002 with the goal of improving both the public health and public safety outcomes for substance abusing offenders leaving prison or jail and returning to the community by integrating substance abuse treatment into the criminal justice system.