A comprehensive report on increasing access to evidence-based treatments for substance use disorder in the criminal justice and child welfare systems from researchers at the Addiction & Public Policy Initiative of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law Center. The report specifically addresses increasing access to medications to treat opioid use disorder (MOUD) in jails and prisons, in treatment court settings, and in the child welfare system. The report reviews programs in multiple states and summarizes legal, legislative and fiscal strategies to implement and manage evidence-based, public-health focused interventions in these settings.
Authors: R. LaBelle, S. Weizman
Funding Source: Arnold Ventures
Applying the Evidence: Legal and Policy Approaches to Address Opioid Use Disorder in the Criminal Justice and Child Welfare Settings
A report on strategies to increase access to evidence-based treatments and interventions for substance use disorder in the criminal justice and child welfare systems from researchers at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law Center.