National Longitudinal Jail and Prison Survey (028)

Despite the effectiveness of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD), there is a lack of information about what is currently available, accessible, and used throughout the jail and prison systems of the US. To better address this gap, the NORC at the University of Chicago will study how prisons and jails across 24 justictions are addressing opioid use disorder.

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JCOIN Dynamic Network Collaboration Study (029)

The NORC at the University of Chicago, in partnership with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, is conducting a longitudinal study to measure how collaborations and partnerships between researchers and practitioners within the JCOIN network change over time. The study will collect annual data over five years via online surveys and will be supplemented by automated web scraping to capture members’ publications, chapters, books, presentations, reports, and grants. Capturing changes in JCOIN members’ collaboration, productivity, publications, and grant activities will offer NIDA an opportunity to understand how collaborations within the JCOIN network improve when supporting a large network of substance abuse researchers and practitioners.

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AmeriSpeak Brief Opioid Stigma Survey (026)

To assess how stigma changes overtime, the NORC at the University of Chicago is conducting a study to measure public support for opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment, assess stigma associated with OUD, and perceptions of criminality around OUD. This study will use a nationally representative survey panel and will administer short surveys twice a year for a total of five years. The data collected from this study will allow for a better understanding of the public’s opinion on issues related to OUD, stigma, and the justice system and how perceptions change over time.

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AmeriSpeak in Depth Public Opinion Survey on Opioids (027)

The NORC at the University of Chicago is conducting a comprehensive study to measure the public’s view of policies, practices, attitudes and laws related to addressing opioids in justice settings across the U.S. This study builds on the topics from the JCOIN AmeriSpeak Brief Opioid Stigma Survey (026) and will also assess how support varies based on personal experiences with opioids or knowing someone who struggled with an OUD and variations by type of opioid and respondent characteristics.

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