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  • Implementation of a Contingency Management-Based Intervention in a Community Supervision Setting: Clinical Issues and Recommendations

    The contingency management component of a cognitively-behaviorally based substance abuse treatment program in a probation setting is examined.
  • Addiction, The Brain, and Evidence Based Treatment

    “Dr. Chandler will discuss why punishment alone is an ineffective response to the problem of drug abuse in the criminal justice system ... Dr.
  • Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy Inservice Training: Based on Treatment Improvement Protocol TIP 41

    This training manual presents an 'overview of the role and efficacy of group therapy in substance abuse treatment.
  • Systems-Level Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

    This Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) “[d]escribes core elements of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) programs
  • Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS)

    “CJ-DATS (the national Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies) was created in 2002 with the goal of improving both the public health and pub
  • Issues in Defining and Applying Evidence-Based Practices Criteria for Treatment of Criminal-Justice Involved Clients

    If you are looking for an introduction to the use of evidence-based practice (EBP) in corrections based drug treatment, then this is for you.
  • Determining the Impact of Opioid Substitution Therapy upon Mortality and Recidivism among Prisoners: A 22 Year Data Linkage Study

    "Prisoners experience high rates of drug dependence, health problems and premature mortality.
  • Extended-Release Naltrexone to Prevent Opioid Relapse in Criminal Justice Offenders

    New England Journal of Medicine, v. 374 n. 13, p. 1232-1242, March 31, 2016
  • Effective Approaches to Drug Crimes in Texas: Strategies to Reduce Crime, Save Money, and Treat Addiction

    The need to replace the incarceration of those arrested for non-violent drug possession in Texas with community-based drug treatment is examined.
  • Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Criminal Justice Settings (2019)

    This guide focuses on using medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in jails and prisons and during the reentry process when justice

  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Toolkit (2020)

    This toolkit, supported by funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Bloomberg Philanthropies, provides correctional ad

  • Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Jails and Prisons: Medication provided to incarcerated populations saves lives (2020)

    The most effective therapy for people with opioid use disorder (OUD) involves the use of Food and Drug Administration-approved medications—methadon

  • Narcon and Opiate Overdose Video in English Staying Alive on the Outside (2018)

    Montgomery County DOCR, YouTube Video (18:57 minutes)

  • Recognizing and Responding to an Opioid Overdose

    This is a brochure designed and published by the State of Illinois, Department of Human Services.

  • 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