This briefing paper from the National Judicial Opioid Task Force provides a brief overview of the science of addiction and fundamentals of substance use disorder treatment for judicial personnel. The paper includes specific information about opioid use disorder (OUD) in the criminal justice system and provides brief descriptions of three innovative court programs designed to address OUD.
Funding Source: National Judicial Opioid Task Force
Understanding the Basics of Addiction
An overview of the science of addiction and substance use disorder for criminal justice professionals