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Managing Substance Withdrawal in Jails: A Legal Brief

Accession Number: 033610
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The Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Institute of Corrections collaborated on a brief that describes the scope of the challenges facing jail administrators related to substance use withdrawal and the high potential for it to lead to deaths. The document provides an overview of constitutional rights and key legislation related to substance use withdrawal, outlining steps for creating a comprehensive response for individuals with substance use disorders in a jail setting.

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11 pages
National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC)