New Aced It Episode: “Assessing and Diagnosing SUD More Efficiently”

Season 4, Episode 7: Most prisons and jails use a clinical process to assess individuals for substance use disorder (SUD) and a host of other concerns, but the process is often lengthy and cumbersome. Several scholars took this problem as a challenge and developed improved instruments for assessment that streamline the process and provide diagnoses…

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Save the Dates April 11-12, 2023!

The JCOIN CTC is pleased to announce that the upcoming Steering Committee meeting will be held in-person in Raleigh, North Carolina. The meeting will be held immediately prior to ACCJH, and at the same hotel. We have general sessions planned for each day, time and space for small meetings, important and engaging speakers for both…

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Paid Internship Opportunity in Summer 2023: Join the JEAP Initiative for an Internship focused on Recovery Support Services

Join a team at the JEAP Initiative, a five-year project funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which aims to advance research on recovery support services for substance use disorder. Interns may be involved with a variety of projects depending on skills and interests, including identifying existing research publications and resources related to the research priorities…

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New Aced It Episode: “Factors Influencing OUD Responses”

Season 4, Episode 5: In this episode, we discuss the intensely complex nature of public opinion regarding opioid use disorder (OUD). We highlight a critical study of racial attitudes, political affiliation, and other factors influence on beliefs regarding punishment or medical-responses to OUD. An absolute must-listen! Download the one-pager for this episode (PDF)

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New Aced It Episode: “Post-Release OUD Overdose Death”

Season 4, Episode 4: Did you know that the two weeks following carceral release carries the highest risk for overdose death? In this episode, we review several studies that examine opioid use disorder (OUD) and overdose death post-incarceration. We hit on key topics such as Narcan (naloxone), fentanyl, and Naltrexone and consider appropriate interventions to…

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New Aced It Episode: “Telehealth and MOUD”

Season 4, Episode 3: In this episode we provide an overview of three studies that all examined the use of tele-technology and the delivery of counseling and medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD). The studies offer amazing insight from both patients and counselors about the benefits and barriers of telehealth and MOUD and should get…

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New Aced It Episode: “Incarcerated Individuals’ Preferences for MAT”

Season 4, Episode 2: It turns out that, no surprise here, individuals who are incarcerated DO have a preference regarding which medication they prefer to assist them with their opioid use disorder, and their reasons are fascinating and insightful. In this episode, we review the idea of patient preference for medication and begin to link…

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NADCP Publication: Medical Marijuana and Treatment Courts

The legalization of medical marijuana raises important questions for treatment courts. To what extent do treatment courts have the authority to restrict a participant’s use of medical marijuana? How should treatment courts supervise participants permitted to use medical marijuana? This new FAQ document explores the legal status of medical marijuana in the United States and the impact…

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