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  • Principles of an Effective Criminal Justice Response to the Challenges and Needs of Drug-Involved Individuals

    “The Principles report outlines ten operating guidelines that define highly-successful system-level responses to address the needs of drug involved
  • ADAM II 2013 Annual Report

    The prevalence of drug use in the male arrestee population is determined by the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Program II (ADAM II).
  • LEAD: Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion

    "Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is a pre-booking diversion pilot program developed with the community to address low-level drug and pros
  • Transgender, Transsexual, and Gender Nonconforming Health Care in Correctional Settings

    "Transgender people face an array of risks to their health and well-being during incarceration, and are often targets of physical assault and emoti
  • Who Gets Time for Federal Drug Offenses? Data Trends and Opportunities for Reform

    "Almost half of the 195,809 federally sentenced individuals in the Bureau of Prisons are serving time for drug trafficking offenses, but little is
  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting: September 2017

    Presentations: “Mental Health Inmate Management-Texas Initiative” (1) “Jails and the Sandra Bland Act” by Dennis D.
  • This Was The Decade Drug Overdoses Killed Nearly Half A Million Americans (2019)

    It was also the decade we finally started treating drug addiction like a disease, spurred by an overdose epidemic that ravaged white, rural America

  • Noxalone saves lives

    NIC Launches E-Course for Naloxone Administration

    The National Institute of Corrections recently launched Naloxone Administration, a new e-course that describes how to identify the potential risks and hazards of exposure to opioids and actions that correctional staff can take to minimize risk to engaging in life saving methods. Step-by-step instructions and scenarios outline the use and application of the opioid antagonist Naloxone. The training prescribed in this e-course has the potential to save lives.
  • a male nurse using a stethoscope on a male incarcerated individual

    NIC Announces Guidelines to Address Management of Substance Use Withdrawal in Jails

    The National Institute of Corrections (NIC), in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), announces the release of a new publication