This report describes a complex care management program for pregnant women with a diagnosis of substance use disorder in Camden, New Jersey. The program, called Camden Delivers, enrolled 46 pregnant or postpartum women who were involved with the child welfare system into the care management program.
This toolkit assists practitioners with incorporating medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) into treatment court settings. NADCP’s drug court best practice standards already require treatment courts to provide MOUD when it is medically indicated and prohibits require participants to discontinue medications as a condition of entry or graduation.
This briefing paper from the Justice Center at the Council of State Governments provides implementation guidelines for creating specialized supervision caseloads for people with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder conditions.
This discussion paper from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic looks at how the opioid epidemic in America affects 5 special populations: justice-involved individuals, people living in rural communities, veterans, adolescents and young adults, and people who inject drugs.
This comprehensive tool-kit guides correctional staff in creating and managing medication assisted treatment programs for individuals with opioid use disorder in jails and prisons. Created by the National Council on Behavioral Health and Vital Strategies,
This report provides an overview of the National Judicial Opioid Task Force (NJOTF) work on courts and the country’s addiction crisis. The NJOTF was created by the Conference of Chief Justices and the Conference of State Court Administrators to lead state court efforts to address the opioid and addiction crises in the United States.
In partnership with the National District Attorney’s Association, Addiction Policy Forum (APF) presents this free, on-line course about how district attorneys can contribute to solutions to the addiction crisis.
An overview of peer support services provided in the criminal justice setting from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Provides descriptions of the roles and responsibilities and key characteristics of different peer support roles, describes how to use the sequential intercept model to explore peer support roles in criminal justice settings, and presents best practices in recruiting, hiring and retaining peer support staff.
This model legislation is designed to help state legislatures create programs in their states that allow law enforcement officers to divert some individuals with substance use disorders or mental health conditions away from arrest and prosecution to treatment and other supportive services.
A 12 minute video that explains the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program through a conversation with a client, police officer and case management. The LEAD program seeks to provide a pre-diversion program that treats addiction as a public health issue rather than seeking arrest and court involvement.