JCOIN Phase II Informational Webinar for Potential Applicants

Register now This technical assistance webinar will outline the structure of the JCOIN Phase II network and describe the requirements of the associated Request for Applications (RFAs) – the Clinical Research Hubs (RFA-DA-25-025); the Innovation Hubs (RFA-DA-25-062), the Economic Research Resource Center (ERRC; RFA-DA-25-061), and the Community Engaged Research Resource Center (CERRC; RFA-DA-25-026). The presentation…

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Expanding Access to Methadone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Carceral Settings

View the full webinar In April 2024, the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) issued a final rule on regulations regarding opioid treatment program (OTP) accreditation, certification, and standards for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). This rule change affects the use of methadone, including clarification on use of methadone in carceral…

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Research with Justice-Involved Populations: Understanding OHRP Regulations and Protections Under Subpart C

  Justice-involved individuals, including those who are incarcerated or on probation, present unique ethical considerations and challenges in research settings. This webinar offers guidance for conducting research with justice-involved populations while adhering to the regulations and protections outlined by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). OHRP regulations serve as a cornerstone in ensuring the…

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JCOIN Speaker Series: Key Barriers and Facilitators for Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorders in U.S. Jails

While previous studies examine the availability of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) in jails and the barriers to using these medications, much less is known about how to incorporate best practices for addressing opioid use disorder (OUD) in jails. Determining the best practices involves considering the necessary training, resources, and technical assistance for providing…

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JCOIN Speaker Series: Strategies to Reduce Recidivism and Prevent MOUD Diversion in Jails and Prisons

Watch the full webinar Individuals with opioid use disorders (OUD) are overrepresented in U.S. correctional facilities. Transitioning to the community following incarceration is a particularly high-risk period for overdose death, especially during the first few weeks of release. Jails and prisons can play a pivotal role in addressing the opioid overdose epidemic by providing medications…

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JCOIN Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Speaker Series Presents: Lessons Learned: Mentoring the Next Generation of Investigators from Racial & Ethnic Minoritized Backgrounds in Addiction

Watch the full webinar Friday December 15th 3pm-4pm ET This presentation will discuss unique challenges faced by under- represented early-stage investigators from racial/ethnic minoritized groups that impede their ability to persist and thrive in research careers. The presentation will also discuss outcomes for a NIDA- funded science education program designed to support early-stage investigators from…

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JCOIN Speaker Series: Reentry Research – Mitigating the Risk during Reentry for People with Substance Use Disorders (6-24-2021)

The risk of overdose death significantly increases during the first two weeks during entry into the community. In this webinar, presenters will discuss the latest research, science, and innovation around mitigating risk during reentry for people with opioid use disorders. Topics covered will include medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD), behavioral interventions, and establishing linkages…

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MAARC Virtual Workshop on Spatial Dimensions of Opioid Risk Environments (6-30-2021)

The JCOIN MAARC Spatial Program at the University of Chicago recently launched the Opioid Environment Policy Scan (OEPS), a data warehouse providing access to data at multiple spatial scales (Census tract, zip code, county, state) to help characterize the multi-dimensional risk environment impacting opioid use in justice populations across the United States. This workshop is…

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