An Implementation Process Evaluation for the Planning Initiative to Build Bridges between Jail and Community Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

The Building Bridges planning initiative focused on preparing sites to establish effective linkages between jails and community-based treatment settings in order to deliver medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) to justice-involved people. This 9-month planning initiative was jointly funded and led by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and Arnold Ventures. Building Bridges was designed…

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An Implementation Process Evaluation for the “Planning Initiative to Build Bridges between Jail and Community-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder” Project (009)

This supplement is to conduct an implementation process evaluation for the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and Arnold Ventures’ “Planning Initiative to Build Bridges between Jail and Community-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.” The goal of the 9-month planning initiative is to help 16 communities develop a continuum of care for providing medications for opioid use disorder (MOUDs) in jails and extending services into the community, bridging jails, community corrections, and community treatment providers.

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