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Institutional drug programs

  • Critical Knowledge About 12-Step Programs for Criminal Justice Professionals [Videoconference held August 29, 2001]

    This 3-hour program discusses the strengths and weaknesses of 12-step programs and how they integrate with "what works" in the correctional field.
  • Programs that Help Offenders Stay Out of Prison

    This report is required reading for any agency seeking to develop effective education and/or substance abuse programming.
  • 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