Providing peer navigation services to women with a history of opioid misuse pre- and post-release from jail: A program description

Justice system-involved women with opioid use disorder (OUD) experience layered health risks and stigma, yet peer navigation services during reentry may support positive outcomes. This manuscript offers a program description of a women’s peer navigation intervention delivered pre- and post-release from jail to remove barriers to women’s access to OUD treatment, including medications for opioid…

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Kentucky Women’s Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN): A type 1 effectiveness-implementation hybrid trial to increase utilization of medications for opioid use disorder among justice-involved women

This trial will examine the implementation of an innovative pretreatment model for medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) using telehealth and/or peer navigators for women transitioning from jail to the community in Kentucky. This project aims to reduce opioid relapse and overdose among high-risk women during community reentry through increasing initiation and maintenance of MOUD.

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