National Prison Survey: Interface Between Criminal Justice and The Opioid Crisis (003)

Despite the widespread evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of medications for addiction treatment (MAT) and the strong recommendations for their use in criminal justice systems, information about what is currently available, accessible, and utilized throughout the criminal justice system is unknown or dated. In response, Chestnut Health Systems was provided a supplement through the parent grant TRIALS Coordinating Center to Reduce Substance Use, HIV Risk Behaviors, & Crime (5U01DA036221-05) to develop and administer a national survey to document the context, relevant laws and policies that affect the ways in which state prisons are able to address the opioid crisis.

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