Stepped-wedge randomized controlled trial of a novel opioid court to improve identification of need and linkage to medications for opioid use disorder treatment for court-involved adults

This study will use a cluster-randomized stepped-wedge type-2 hybrid effectiveness-implementation design to test the impact of a new implementation intervention (Opioid Court REACH; Research on Evidence-Based Approaches to Court Health) in improving opioid cascade of care, public health, and public safety outcomes. This intervention would allow the new opioid intervention court model in New York…

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Facilitating Opioid Care Connections through System Level Strategies to Improve Use of Medications and Linkages to Care Drug Courts across New York (031)

This study is evaluating strategies to implement New York’s new opioid court model (OCM) in ten counties across the state. New York’s OCM was developed by the Unified Court System and provides practice guidelines for drug courts to reduce overdose, decrease recidivism, and improve service delivery and linkages to medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) for justice-involved individuals across the state. The goal of the study is to develop, evaluate, and refine implementation strategies to support the OCM practice guidelines to be scaled up across New York.

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